Beyond the Records: Putting Flesh on the Bones of Your Civil War Ancestors

  • 15 Sep 2018
  • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Schaumburg Township District Library

Beyond the Records: Putting Flesh on the Bones of Your Civil War Ancestors

by Karen Heinrich

Over 3 million Americans were in uniform during the Civil War. It's becoming easier to find the facts of our ancestor's service, but how do we reconstruct their experiences? This presentation will show you how to fill in the blanks between the facts, allowing you to tell your ancestor's stories.

Karen Heinrich has a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Illinois, a Master of Arts in History from Southern New Hampshire University and an Masters of Library Science and Information from Drexel University. She is a member of the Association for Professional Genealogists and numerous genealogical and historical societies across the U.S. She has served several terms as Board of Director, Cemetery Chair and as an Archivist for State and Local Genealogical Societies. She has more than 17 years of research experience and has given numerous seminars, lectures and workshops at conventions, organizations, societies and libraries throughout Illinois.

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