Missing-Presumed Dead: A Case Study of a Civil War Soldier’s Records

Webinar Abstract: This presentation is a case study to introduce a soldier of the Union army. With state, federal, family, and generalized genealogical his story will build, record by record. We will further contextualize his experience with historical events and social history about his home, regiment, and battles to understand the type of fuller picture we can build about our ancestors. This lecture is not just a story, it is a walk through how the records were found as well. Join us to find Edward: missing—presumed dead in the American Civil War.