An Ambrotype photo of an unidentified soldier, who left this image of himself with Mrs. Lee of Corinth, Mississippi, on the eve of the battle of Shiloh. The soldier never reclaimed his image and was presumed to have been killed in battle.
Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength — carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. ("The Hiding Place")
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African American Genealogy Research for Beginners Are you interested in researching your African-American family tree, but don’t know where to start? It’s a common concern among those who are beginners in this area of genealogy.
A Cheat Sheet for Researching African-American Ancestors Tracing Your Roots: Our partner organization, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, has pulled together these tips for finding black ancestors.
Sergeant Richard Rowland Kirkland, known as "The Angel of Marye's Heights" was a Confederate soldier during the American Civil War, noted for his bravery and the story of his humanitarian actions during the Battle of Fredericksburg on December