Chris Rock Gets Emotional as He Discovers that His Ancestor was a Union Soldier.

Searching for your own Ancestor? Try Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System(CWSS) sponsored by the National Park Service. The system features an on-line database of names of soldiers, sailors, and United States Colored Troops who served in the Civil War based on records at the National Archives.The subscription-based U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles collection at and the American Civil War Research Database are other excellent resources for online Civil War research.