For this week’s blog in HIST 701, we discuss genealogy. For a historian, like myself, family genealogy can lead one down many pathways of unknown family history, which in turn can lead to new areas of interest and research. Over the years, I have found out much about my family, many things I did not know, such as five male veterans: 2 were in the Revolutionary War, 1 was in the War of 1812, 2 were in the Civil War.

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