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The Library of Congress commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with “The
Civil War in America,” a free exhibition revealing the complexity of the war through
those who experienced it firsthand. More than 200 items, many of which have never
been seen by the public, are featured in the exhibition that will be open through
June 1, 2013. A
complete list of related programming and events is available here.
Ancestry.com, in partnership with the US Department
of Veterans Affairs and National Archives and Records Administration, has released
two new online searchable collections, the US
Headstone Applications, 1925-1963 and US
Burial Registers, Military Posts and National Cemeteries, 1862-1960.
Familyrelatives.com has released three
new military collections containing lists of more than 35,000 British and Dominion
Officers who were killed or captured during the Great War:
of Sacrifice (a biographical record of British officers who fell in the Great