Posted By:Beverly Cato
Subject:Finding Your Military Ancestors - Raleigh NC, Nov 11 & 12
Post Date:August 09, 2005 at 13:00:20
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Raleigh, NC Workshop - Nov. 11 & 12, 2005

FINDING YOUR MILITARY ANCESTORS - The North Carolina Genealogical Society is sponsoring a two-day workshop conducted by William H. Brown and Craig R. Scott. The workshop will be held Friday, Nov. 11 and Saturday Nov. 12, 2005, at Brier Creek Country Club, 9400 Club Hill Drive, Raleigh, NC.

Bill Brown is Governors' Papers Editor with the Historical Publications Section, NC Office of Archives & History. Previously Mr. Brown was an archivist with the North Carolina State Archives. Craig Scott is an author, a professional genealogical researcher, and CEO & President of Heritage Books, Inc.

Lectures scheduled for Friday, Nov. 11:
"Researching Your Revolutionary War Ancestor" - Scott
"Military Records of the American Civil War, An Introduction" - Brown
"Civil War Military Records and Genealogical Research" - Brown
"Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor" - Scott

Lectures scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12:
"The Development of the North Carolina Militia & Home Guard, and Effect of Confederate Conscription Laws on Military Service" - Brown
"The Forgotten Wars" - Scott
"Pension Research: Did You Stop Too Soon?" - Scott
"Say, It Ain't Over!! An Introduction to Post-War Records with Genealogical Value for Civil War Research" - Brown

A map showing the location of the workshop may be found at by plugging in the street address above. Details and registration information for this workshop are available by e-mail from or on the World Wide Web at by clicking on Calendar & Events on the left side of the page, then on the November Annual Meeting & Fall Workshop button. Lunch is included in the registration fee.