Updated: 2/22/2021


 

THE GILES COUNTY LIBRARY AND KELLY HAMLIN (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WOLF GAP) WILL BE PRESENTING A VIRTUAL EVENT FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH TITLED "RESEARCHING AFRICAN-AMERICAN MILITARY RECORDS". THE VIRTUAL EVENT WAS RESCHEDULED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER AND IS NOW THIS EVENING VIA WEBINAR FROM 5:30 PM UNTIL 6:30 PM ON ZOOM.

IF YOU HAVE NOT YET REGISTERED, CHECK OUT THE EVENTBRITE LINK ON THE LIBRARY’S FACEBOOK AND WEBSITE. EVERYONE WHO REGISTERS ON EVENTBRITE WILL RECEIVE THE LINK TO THE ZOOM WEBINAR, AND WILL INCLUDE A QUESTION-AND-ANSWER PERIOD FOR THOSE ATTENDING LIVE, BUT WILL ALSO BE RECORDED AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR LATER VIEWING FOR THOSE WHO REGISTER IN ADVANCE.

THIS LIVE PROGRAM WILL DEMONSTRATE HOW TO ACCESS MILITARY RECORDS FOR VETERANS FROM THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH WORLD WAR I, TO INCLUDE SERVICE RECORDS, PENSION RECORDS, VETERANS' CENSUS RECORDS, STATE SERVICE RECORDS, AND MORE.