"Joined because in researching family history, this "yankee" boy (now 74) finds that his Yankee (stretching the term here) side had one uncle drafted who reported to Fort Snelling, Minnesota only to find out the war was…"
Welcome to the ancestry and genealogical research hub here in The Wild Geese community. Here, you'll be able to communicate with your fellow amateur genealogists, and even professional genealogists as you tenaciously work toward filling out that family tree.This is where we'll work together as we attempt to break through the "brick walls" in our family history research.See More
"Greetings Tim, other readers.
The war was not about slavery. Slavery existed both North & South. The Emancipation Proclamation was a war measure to shift a resource from the South to the North. Slaves in the North were not all…"
"Gerry, American Imperialism was firmly embedded at the end of the not-so-Civil War when the North won. Consider that the Northerners wanted to preserve the Union (nothing about slavery) and the South calls it the War of Northern…"
"Good points Mr. Flynn,
Interracial marriages go back to before the American Revolution (between "whites" and African Americans as pointed out by Sgt Joseph Plum Martin in his autobiography.
Per George Floyd's death,…"