A Salisbury Diary: Extracting Evidence for Context and Content Webinar Replay

Salisbury Prison 1864

Jill Morelli, CG®

What is “context” and how can we use it to understand the lives of our ancestors?
Using a manuscript can add to the story of your ancestor even if your ancestor is never mentioned. Learn how to conduct a search for manuscripts and integrate the experiences into the life events of another.

(Image source: “Bird’s eye view of Confederate prison pen at Salisbury, N.C., taken in 1864”, Kraus, C. A.; J.H. Bufford’S Sons Lith, LIbrary of Congress, Public Domain, via WikiMedia.)

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