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NSDU and DUVCW confirm descendancy

A double confirmation today of my descendance from two Civil War soldiers–both are my mother’s grandfathers. Today’s mail brought this colorful, detailed certificate from the Daughters of  Union Veterans of the Civil War acknowledging the service of my Great Grandfather … Continue reading

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Civil War Week

A Fitting Tribute It’s been a busy Civil War week for me thus far and it’s only Tuesday night. Saturday morning I headed up to Calvary Cemetery in Evanston, Illinois, to meet with staff there regarding my application for a … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

Next task:  Applying to the United States Department of Veteran Affairs for a long overdue tombstone for  Great-grandfather William Donar.  He served in the Union Army from May 31, 1862 to September 8, 1862 with the New York Infantry’s 25th … Continue reading

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