New Virginia Website Traces Ancestor’s Movements on Civil War Battlefields

Posted by admin on Jun 23, 2011

Visiting a Virginia Civil War battlefield can be a profoundly moving experience, especially for visitors who have an ancestral connection to those battles. More than two million soldiers fought in the American Civil War and more of them fought in Virginia than in any other state. It follows that millions of Americans today are descendants of Civil War soldiers who fought in Virginia. Now for the first time visitors can track the movements of a soldier or regiment with the new Walk In Their Footsteps program at

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