Posts about the American Civil War, including finding resources and researching ancestors who were involved in the Civil War.

19 May 2017

Is There an Elmer Ellsworth in Your Family Tree?

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If he was born after 1861, your ancestor was named for Union officer Elmer Ellsworth (1837-1861). At the age of 24, as commander of the 11th New York Volunteers, also known as the First [...]