Hard to find but free places where you can research genealogy on line, without having to pay. Your comments and feedback are welcome to any post.

About me: Jerry E. Reed
First and foremost, I am a seasoned voice talent and media/public relations specialist with many other interests. I have been helping businesses with their narrations, presentations, commercials, and more all of my adult life.
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I am also a genealogist, a
n avid photographer, and artisan bread baker.
My genealogy interest began before personal computers were a family "must have." Personal genealogy computer research has blossomed in the past 15 years. It wasn't long before someone decided that they could charge for information that should be free and in the public domain. I have always been frustrated by that. Now, thousands and thousands of pages of useful facts are coming on line daily in free-to-access digital archives located all over the world. So, I'm constantly searching for new sources of free on line material. Blog updates follow this section and all links are added to the master list below the new posts.
Updates are posted when
I discover another new source or when something I have already reviewed gets a major update.
Have fun and enjoy.
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Saturday, February 26, 2011

Military Records - North and South - US Civil War

Recently added at - Additional Collections:
Compiled records of military units in volunteer Confederate organizations
Collection of compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Confederate organizations
Compiled records of military units in volunteer Union organizations
Collection of compiled records showing service of military units in volunteer Union organizations

The above two collections were added during 2010.
or you can use the link below. They will both take you to the same place.


sajosovic said...

A more appropriate link would be:

Jerry said...

Thanks for the suggestion. I updated the entry to show both links.

sajosovic said...


30,000+ microfilm reels from the National Archive are now freely available in digital form on the Internet Archive. Guide.DonsList.Net provides finding guides which allow you to easily find the reel you want with a link to go directly to it. These records include the complete US decennial census from 1790-1930, extensive Pensioner and Military Service Records from the American Revolution, the War of 1812 and the Civil War, and much more.

Jerry said...

Thanks for the update and link to your site.

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