US Civil War

  • Newsreel,  US Civil War

    Introducing GC Newsreel!

    Welcome to the first Newsreel article!  This is a new feature for sharing quick genealogy news and updates. I know this isn’t (yet?) a short news film but it does include a video so close enough. 😄  Civil War Widow Dies…in 2021 After starting my family research I realized something that blew my mind: My grandmother was partially raised by/near her grandparents (not the mind-blowing part).  And her grandfather had served in the Civil War.  Though her grandparents passed away before I was born, I did know my grandmother before she passed away.  This meant that I knew someone who knew someone that was in the Civil War! A war…