07 April 2011

PCGS Meeting April 9,2011

“Let the Battle Begin” or How to find military databases on the internet. by Virginia Britten, April 2011

Overload set in the minute I entered these three words on the Google search engine, “ Military Research Databases”. I could not believe the information out there that has been posted online since I last searched this topic.

I found pension papers for my Revolutionary patriot that I had paid good money for in the 90’s right there online for everyone to see. This was marvelous. I found my great grandfather John S. Perkins Civil War Draft Registration card, and I was not aware of that database.

Soon, I was overwhelmed with data and places to find data. I will tell you about a few of them today and hope you will be lucky in finding your ancestor’s military records or the location of those records.

The first two reserch results were these:

Want to know what they are? Then, please feel free to join us at this meeting April 9, 2011 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 9016 Fort King Road, Dade City, Florida at 10 A.M. until noon.

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