"Can someone help me? Meldrick Marion Hand was my GG Grandfather. Footnote said he was in Co C 9th LA Inf. But when I googled the 9th LA Inf all records show that the 9th surrender a few months in LA before he was killed in Sharpsburg, MD…"
"Wayman is diffinently a relative. Edward named his son after this gentleman and Edward grandson named his son after Wayman. I need to find out who this Wayman is!! I will look into these other gentleman. Thank you sooooo much."
I would search both your ancestors name, and these two units online at the soldiers and sailors system.
There you will be able to see if these units are the same and a little history about them. Just do a search and type in soldiers and…"
"Yes, that is the son that was 15 years old. The father's name is Edward also. I could never find anything on Edward Sr. Sometimes I know when you order military records you don't get everything. Like someone said, it depends on who looks…"
"Thanks for looking. I paid for the Father's paper Edward Dunning Sr, but got his son's paper (2 pages) Jr enlisted 1864 at age 15, he was a student. He did survive. I just don't want to assume that the military groups are the…"
What countries and other locations are you interested in researching?
North Carolina, Alabama, USA, England
What is your level of genealogy knowledge?
Intermediate Family History Researcher
For what reason did you start genealogy research?
All my life I have had a burning desire to know my ancestor's information. At a very early age, I was questioning my grandparents. I would love to have a time machine and go back and visit my ancestors. This is the closest thing to the time machine.
Comment Wall (2 comments)
You need to be a member of Genealogy Wise to add comments!
GenealogyWise is the social network for genealogists. This is the place to network with other researchers and make discoveries about your family history.
As you begin to explore and get to know GenealogyWise we would like to provide you with some suggestions on how to use GenealogyWise.
You can join or create surname, locality or topic Groups. You can find Groups under the Group link on the green toolbar on GenealogyWise
Join us in the Chat Room, for a quick question about research, a chat with fellow genealogists or attend one of our educational presentations. You can find the Chat Schedule under the Chat link on the green toolbar. To join us in the Chat Room click on the grey toolbar labeled GenealogyWise Chat at the bottom of GenealogyWise.
Post a Blog article or a Forum question from the GenealogyWise homepage. This is a great way to share your knowledge on a genealogy topic or ask a question.
Find other members on GenealogyWise by clicking on the Members link in the green toolbar. You can also conduct a basic search or advanced search to find Members with a common surname, research interest or living in a particular locality.
Questions about using GenealogyWise? Feel free to ask questions in the group Member 2 Member Help at www.genealogywise.com/group/genealogywisememberhelp . You can also report problems or ask questions by clicking on the Report an Issue link at the bottom of GenealogyWise.
Once again Welcome to GenealogyWise, I hope you make some great discoveries.
Gena Philibert Ortega, Community Manager