Georgia Confederate Home Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Georgia Confederate Home Records, 1901-1930
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- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection consists of registers for Confederate veterans who were inmates of the home in Atlanta during the years 1901 to 1930. Volume contents include name, occupation, county of residence, date of birth, date and place entered military service, rank, company, regiment, when and where wounded, when and where taken prisoner of war, when and where put on specific detail, when and where separated from service, commanding officers, rank, branch of service, age upon admission to home, date entered home, relatives, date of death or discharge, date and place of burial. Records are located at the Georgia Department of Archives and History in Atlanta. Volume 3,1927-1930 is not available in this collection.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I was Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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- Search for military service records
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Georgia.
- US Military Basic Search Strategies
- Beginning United States Civil War Research
- Locating a Confederate Civil War Soldier (1861–1865)
- Georgia Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
- Beginning Research in United States Military Records
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- List of maimed Confederate soldiers who lost limbs in the service and to whom payments have been made for the period from 1883 to 1886, 1883-1886
- Georgia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, ancestor roster
- Compiled service records of Confederate soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Georgia
Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
- Georgia Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865
- Georgia, Confederate Pension Rolls, 1879-1920
Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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