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Here site, the Missouri History Museum is sharing the Civil War saga of
soldier James Love and his letters to fiancee Eliza Mary “Molly” Wilson. Museum staff
post each new letter 150 years to the day after it was written. Catch
up on the letters you’ve missed here.
The free FamilySearch site has added records for 10 countries. The additions
come from Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Guatemala, Italy, Norway, Sweden and the
United States (Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Vermont and Wisconsin). Click
here to see details and links for the updated collections.
British subscription site FindMyPast.co.uk has
published the records of over half a million men who served in the British militia,
the precursor to the UK’s Territorial Army. The militia was made up of men who held
everyday jobs, but took part in regular military exercises and on occasion, fought. You
can search the Militia Service Records, covering 1806 to 1915, here.
The National Genealogical Society has created The
NGS Weekly, a “newspaper” that pulls feeds from various genealogy blog posts.
You can subscribe to get e-mail notifications when the page is updated.