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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Researching Civil War Era Records Seminar

AFRO AMERICAN HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SEMINAR

Researching Civil War Era Records
Saturday, April 9, 2011
9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Hampton Public Library
4207 Victoria Blvd.
Hampton, VA 23669
(757) 727-1314


Presenter: Angela Walton-Raji

Breaking Through the Wall of 1870 with Civil War Research
By studying America's Civil War---many researchers can learn facts about the lives of their ancestors---during the war, before the war and in the years immediately after the war and in many cases---the community history as well.

Uncovering the First Days of Freedom
One day they were slaves. The next day they were free. What happened and how did it happen?


Presenter: Drusilla Pair

From Slave to Freedom Fighter: The Story of Madison Lewis
Tracing the journey of Madison Lewis, a slave from Hanover County, VA to Fort Monroe as a contraband, on through his enlistment into the United States Colored Troops.

Seating Limited. Pre-Registration Required

Lunch - $25.00

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2011 Seminar Registration Form (Detach and Mail)
Send to: AAHGS Seminar Committee, PO Box 2448, Newport News, VA 23609-2448
Checks Payable to: AAHGS-Hampton-Roads

Name: _________________________________________________________________
Address _______________________________________________________________
Telephone ________________________Email: ________________________________
No. Of Reservations: ______________________ Amount Enclosed: _______________

Lunch Selection: 1. Smoked Turkey 2. Chicken Salad

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