Civil War Series: Reconstruction Era and Post War Society

Michael L. Strauss, AG
Nov 23, 2018
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Union Provost Marshal Files
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US Sanitary Commission
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Confederate Amnesty Papers
12m 46s
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Freedmen's Bureau
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Southern Claims Commission
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Confederate Citizen Files
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US Bankruptcy Records
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About this webinar

This final session begins with the end of the Civil War and the start of Reconstruction in 1865. Numerous genealogical records are readily searchable in the years following the end of hostilities including; Provosts Marshal records Confederate Amnesty records, United States Sanitary Commission, Southern Claims Commission, and Freedmen’s Bureau and back home with the passage of the 1867United States Bankruptcy Act. This lecture will conclude with as Federal troops are withdrawn from the south in 1877 and the beginning of the gilded age.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Michael L. Strauss, AG, an Accredited Genealogist and forensic investigator, is a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Utah. He holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is a licensed Private Investigator and qualifi
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