The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:
FamilySearch Adds Millions of U.S. Civil War Records
Records Also Added to Canada, England, Mexico, and South Africa Collections
7 September 2011FamilySearch.org added millions of new records this week of both Confederate and Union soldiers who served in the American Civil War. Also now available for viewing are newly added notarial records from Canada, church records and civil registrations from Mexico, and miscellaneous records from England. Begin searching now at FamilySearch.org.
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