What You Might Have Missed: September 17th edition

Posted by Anne Gillespie Mitchell on September 17, 2013 in Site, Reference Desk

Here are some great blog posts and videos that you might have missed this past week. Enjoy!

    Civil War Maps, 1861-1865   Library of Congress, Virginia Historical Society, Library of Virginia Richmond

Civil War Maps, 1861-1865 Library of Congress, Virginia Historical Society, Library of Virginia Richmond

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About Anne Gillespie Mitchell
Anne Gillespie Mitchell is a Senior Product Manager at She is an active blogger on and writes the Ancestry Anne column. She has been chasing her ancestors through Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina for many years. Anne holds a certificate from Boston University's Online Genealogical Research Program, and is currently on the clock working towards certification from the Board for Certification of Genealogists. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook and Finding Forgotten Stories.


1 asissmanSeptember 21, 2013 at 3:04 pm

When is Smart Filtering going to be available for all. It is a fantastic feature that I am beta testing (how fortunate for me!!!!!!). I don’t think I would ever want to search again without it Smart Filtering makes the searches so much more precise and focused.

2 Margie CampbellOctober 24, 2013 at 6:08 pm

AnneGillispieMitchell. Trying to figure out the parents of Ellis Campbell b 1804 in VA. DNA on 23& keeps leading us to a Campbell/Gillespie connection. Would like to share.

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