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  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • Member since 16 Jan 2011
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  • I went to NARA in DC last week, armed with Footnote printouts of pension index cards, and got some advice from the experts there that I thought I should post here. There apparently can be 3 different versions of each soldier's index card. The version that Footnote microfilmed, the version that Ancestry microfilmed and the official microfilm at NARA. The version that Footnote microfilmed is ...more

    commented on this page. (22 Feb 2011)

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  • Following up on my comment below... If you find a card that references a "manuscript" of some type, here's where it should be: At the National Archives in D.C., ask for Record Group (RG) 109, "War Department Collection of Confederate Records (Miscellaneous Records) Manuscripts 1861-1865", Entry 183, and then whatever number your manuscript is. Mine was 6198 and it was in Box 72... so there's a ...more

    commented on this page. (22 Feb 2011)

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  • Annotation added: Immecke, Philip H.

    Found in: Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index » Immeck, Philip H.

    Added: 14 Feb 2011

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  • Annotation added: Fred Caudill

    Found in: Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index » The-Slaughter-Kid

    Added: 26 Jan 2011

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  • Annotation added: Capt. John Donelson's

    Found in: Civil War and Later Veterans Pension Index » Cude, Willis Franklin

    Added: 26 Jan 2011

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  • Annotation added: Richard L Abarr

    Found in: Civil War Soldiers - Union - TX » Page 11

    Added: 24 Jan 2011

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  • I also see "Reference Cards" in this collection that appear to be placeholders or markers that refer you to a "Manuscript No. XXXX, Page XXXX" Does anyone know what those references mean and where I can find the manuscripts? One soldier I'm researching has a card that refers me to Manuscript 5198... and indicates it's a letter dated in February 1863, but I have no idea where to look for it??

    commented on this page. (21 Jan 2011)

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  • Annotation added: Lackland

    Found in: Civil War Soldiers - Confederate - Misc » Page 1

    Added: 21 Jan 2011

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