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Military Service Records at the State and National Archives

 Military Service Records at the National ArchivesDepending when a veteran served, military service records for Missouri Veterans are maintained by the  Missouri State Archives or the National Archives and Records Administration.  More

Tracing your Civil War Ancestor, Part 2

 We compiled a list of web sites you may find useful for researching your Civil War ancestor. The list includes general sites, sites for individual states and a few sites that require payment to access. More

Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor, Part 1

 Learn abut your Civil War heritage!  This two part guide will help you discover your ancestors role in the Civil War.  Part two, coming next week, will have useful internet sites to assit your research.

Abbreviations in Genealogical Research

You may find unfamiliar abbreviations while doing genealogical research, particularly in newspaper articles.  In this article we list some of the most common along with links to lists of other abbreviations. More

Genealogy Forms

Generation Charts and Family Group Sheets to aid in your genealogy research.

Native American Genealogy Research

A guide to researching your Native American ancestors.

Basic Genealogy

A guide to genealogy resources available through the Springfield-Greene County Library.

Area Libraries & Museums with Genealogical and Historical Collections

 Links to, contact information for, and a downloadable map to area libraries and museums.

Ozarks Genealogical Society (OGS)

The Ozarks Genealogical Society (OGS) has provided leadership in genealogical research and the preservation of local history and family records since 1969. Emphasis is on southwest Missouri and areas east of Missouri from which most Missourians migrated during the westward expansion.