Confederate Civil War Records Free in April 2013 on Fold3 Check it out if your interested in your Genealogy

Fun Feature: Have you noticed that the image on the Fold3 landing page for the Civil War Collection changes from “Civil War” to “War Between the States” when you move your cursor over the 150th-anniversary logo? Give it a try. It’s one of the many ways Fold3 recognizes the history of the U.S. Civil War from both perspectives—North and South.

This month, in the spirit of paying tribute to those who fought for the South, Fold3 is offering free access to its rich collection of Confederate Civil War records. Although, seven of the eleven former Confederate states observe Confederate History Month in April, Fold3 simply wants to use this as an opportunity to feature content connected to the Southern position.

Several of the records and publications from the National Archives’ War Department Collection of Confederate Records (RG 109) are digitized and appear on Fold3. These include Confederate Compiled Service Records, both the Union and Confederate citizens files, and Confederate Casualty Reports. All titles from RG 109 available on Fold3 are listed here with links to each title.

Learn more about your southern ancestors and those who fought for the Confederate States of America within the Civil War Collection on Fold3.

-Info reposted from mail from fold3-Unidentified soldier in Confederate uniform with musket and Horstman & Sons sword bayonet, pistol, and Bowie knife]

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