Revolutionary War Genealogy Research Review

Revolutionary War Genealogy Research  Review
Genealogical Publishing Company has put out some wonderful publications called Genealogy at a Glance. Genealogy at a Glance has put out some wonderful laminated research material. Revolutionary War Genealogy Research by Craig R. Scott, CG is one that I have found quite helpful in my personal research.

”Designed to cover the basic elements of genealogical research in just four pages, the "Genealogy at a Glance" series attempts to give you as much useful information in the space allotted as you’ll ever need. In less than a handful of pages (specially laminated for heavy use), it provides an overview of the facts you need to know in order to begin and proceed successfully with your research. It boils the subject down to its essence and allows you to grasp the basics of research at a glance!”

Here are some of the features he offers in this informative publication.
  • Quick Facts about the Revolutionary War
  • Finding a Revolutionary War Soldier tips
A section of Major Record Sources
  • Lineage Societies – Daughers of the American Revolution & Sons of the American Revolution
  • Pension Lists & Pension Office Ledgers
  • Compiled Military Service Records
Other Record Sources
  • Muster Rolls – Military Units (Militia, State Troops & Continental Troops)
  • Settled Accounts
  • Bounty Land
  • Manuscript Collections
  • Loyalist Records
  • Federal Census Records
He also adds some great Online Resources on the Revolutionary War.

On their website it states:

” Revolutionary War expert Craig Scott provides step-by-step guidance to the standard Revolutionary War sources such as pension records, compiled service records, and records of lineage societies, explaining how they can be used and where they can be found. And he brings you quickly up to speed on the important records of the militia, state troops, and Continental troops, including muster rolls, pay rolls, bounty land records, and settled accounts.

In addition, Scott provides crucial information about National Archives microfilm records, citations to the standard works on Revolutionary War genealogy, and references to all major online resources—all of which will be invaluable in helping you find your Revolutionary ancestor.”

More about Craig R. Scott, CG: He is the owner of Heritage Books. His specialties are Military, Publishing and Problem Solving. He teaches the Military courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and also lectures at Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG).

See also the other publications in the "At a Glance" series:
Genealogy at a Glance: Scottish Genealogy Research, by David Dobson
Genealogy at a Glance: French-Canadian Genealogy Research, by Denise R. Larson
Genealogy at a Glance: German Genealogy Research, by Ernest Thode
Genealogy at a Glance: Irish Genealogy Research, by Brian Mitchell
Genealogy at a Glance: Ellis Island Research, by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack
Genealogy at a Glance: Michigan Genealogy Research, by Carol McGinnis

Disclaimer: I received this publication free from publisher when I requested a copy for review.

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