Finding Your Revolutionary War Ancestor: Warrior or Patriot

Finding Your Revolutionary War Ancestor: Warrior or Patriot

This course is designed to help researchers develop a strategy to find their American Revolutionary War ancestor. Finding an ancestor who participated in the Revolution may reveal a goldmine of genealogical information. An overview of the war and important battles will be presented. Researchers will learn about common records and techniques to locate a veteran of the war. Emphasis will be placed on online resources that are available today, including the records of the National Archives. Federal, state, and local resources will also be discussed. The records of lineage associations such as the Daughters of the American Revolution will be explored.

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Finding Your Revolutionary War Ancestor: Warrior or Patriot