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The 3rd annual Military Symposium will be held in Fort Wayne on October 8-9, sponsored by the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana. Sessions will be held at the Allen County Public Library in Meeting Rooms A-B.

With the approaching sesquicentennial of the Civil War, all six classes will be devoted to aiding family historians in research of their Civil War ancestors.

Genealogy Center Director Curt Witcher opens the program with an overview of “Using Military Records for Genealogical Research.”

The remaining five sessions will be presented by Amy Johnson Crow, a popular genealogy speaker, researcher, and author. Her topics include “The Last Full Measure: Military Burials”, “Researching Your Civil War Ancestors Online”, “State and Local Records for Civil War Research”, “After Mustering Out: Researching Civil War Veterans”, and “For Benefit of the Soldier: Civil War Fraternal Organizations.”

Registration fee is $25, payable to the Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana, sent to: Military Symposium 2010, ACGSI, PO Box 12003, Fort Wayne, IN 46862.

A class schedule and registration form are available online at www.acpl.lib.in.us/genealogy/programs. For additional information call 260-421-1225.

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