Civil War Ancestors Workshop - PA State Archives - Saturday, October 5th - 9 am to 4 pm - Registration Necessary

Sep 10, 2013

Civil War Ancestors Workshop

Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg, PA


5 October 2013



The Pennsylvania State Archives will host its second installment of the successful workshop, Finding Your Pennsylvania Civil War Ancestors, on Saturday, October 5. The workshop consists of two sessions. The morning session, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., will consist of presentations and discussion covering national and statewide resources and databases for research. The morning session is limited to 25 registrants. The afternoon session, from 12:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., provides an exclusive opportunity for 10 registrants to utilize the resources of the Pennsylvania State Archives with personal research guidance by archives staff. These 10 slots will be filled on a first-requested basis. An optional tour of the State Museum newly refurbished Civil War gallery will be available for those not attending the afternoon session.


The event is free, however pre-registration is required due to limited space. To register, please email or call Josh Stahlman at, or 717-772-3257. Registration is due by October 1st.


Coffee and light refreshments will be available in the morning. Lunch will not be provided, however, there are numerous restaurants in the immediate area. The Pennsylvania State Archives holds Civil War regimental records only for Pennsylvania units, and does not maintain records of Federal service. For more information on the Civil War records available at the Pennsylvania State Archives, visit the archives webpage for Civil War Records.


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