Genealogy Support

Many people find their introduction to the Civil War era through finding out about an ancestor. Others meet this interesting time in history and then want to see how their family may have participated.

Do you have an ancestor? Do you know about them? Do you want help with either of those questions? Here are some recommendations on where to look.

American Civil War Research Database For $25.00 per year, you can have access to over 4.2 million soldier's records. The site also have a lot to offer about different regiments and has more than 22,000 soldier's photos.
National Archives If you want to know about a solider's service and you already have his name, this is a great place to start. You can order the soldier's service and, if he applied for on, his pension record.
Fold3 by ancestory Another fee based site, Fold3 claims to have over 435,000,000 records available to them. Where the American Civil War Research Database focuses on the Civil War, Fold 3 covers all wars. Probably the best know Genealogy website, it has proved very valuable in looking for Civil War veterans information.
Michgan Genealogy on the Web Part of the USGenWeb Project, this is a great site to look for Michigan specific genealogy information.
Seeking Michigan Michigan's page dedicated to it's history, with a special page dedicated to Michgan's role in the Civil War, has help aids for people looking to get started searching genealogy. This is a privately run, fee-charging site. It can be helpful for people running genealogy reserach.
Michigan Genealogical Council The Council is the umbrella organization for all Genealogical Societies in Michigan. Whether you are looking for a local group to meet and work with or are doing research from afar and looking for local contacts, this is a good place to look for others interested in genealogy.