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Monday, November 14, 2011

GENEALOGY & MILITARY HISTORY PROGRAMS OCT 2011-MAR 2012

Here's the latest list of upcoming programs sponsored or co-sponsored by St. Louis Public Library. All are free and open to the public.

Sat, Nov 19, 2011, 10 AM-Noon--Squeezing Your Sources: Extracting All the Info You Can From Civil War Service and Pension Records. Join us as Tom Pearson describes ways to extract all the info that you possibly can from compiled military service records and pension records. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Sat, Dec 17, 2011, 10 AM-Noon--Take Your Best Shot: Civil War Artillery! Join us as Tom Pearson discusses Civil War cannon and cannoneers. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info: tpearson@slpl.org.

Saturday, January 23, 2012, 10 am-Noon—Cavalry Raids: Secret Weapons or Flashy Sideshows? Buder Branch. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses Civil War cavalry weapons, equipment, and tactics. Was the cavalry raid a legitimate military tactic, or was it a waste of essential resources? Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Thursday, March 22, 2012, 10 am-Noon—Civil War 24/7: Researching Civil War Soldiers & Regiments on the Internet. Buder Branch. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses ways to thoroughly research Civil War soldiers and military units using the Internet (free and subscription sources discussed). Pre-registration recommended but not required. To register or for more info, email us at tpearson@slpl.org.

Free parking is available on Buder Branch parking lot.

More info here on SLPL branch library locations and hours of operation.

Tom Pearson, Reference Librarian
Special Collections Department
St. Louis Public Library

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