Find Your Confederate Soldier

by Julie Hill

Posted on December 23, 2009

Today, Archives added over 20,000 Confederate soldier death records--these are now fully searchable in the members area of To search for records in this new collection now click here >>

Here is a complete description of the new collection:

Title: Confederate Soldier Death Records

Description: This collection contains over 20,000 death records of persons who served as Confederate soldiers in the U.S. Civil War. This information was taken from obituaries published in Confederate Veteran Magazine and cemetery records. Most records include: birth and death dates, location, service details including rank and cemetery.

If you'd like to search these records, visit the members area of Click the Search tab, and enter the information you know about the ancestor you're looking for. In the Archive drop-down menu, select "military records". Press the search button, and review the search results. All relevant military results that match your search criteria will be displayed. You can click any record to discover more details.

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If you've been looking for a Civil War era ancestor this is the perfect time to run a new search! Our database undergoes changes and updates regularly, meaning if you didn't find an ancestor yesterday that doesn't mean he or she won't be discovered today. With online genealogy, as in life, you must always try, try again (and never give up!).

For more information on how to research Civil War era ancestors, check out Expert Series article Researching Your Civil War Ancestors.

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