Tuesday, February 22, 2011

UPCOMING GENEALOGY/HISTORY CLASSES

Classes listed are all sponsored or co-sponsored by St. Louis Public Library. All are free and open to the public. Please note that locations may vary.

Thurs, Feb 24, 7 PM-8 PM—Black Codes and Fugitive Slave Laws. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses the numerous restrictions placed on slaves and free black persons in the antebellum and post-Civil War periods. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required.

To register or for more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

Thurs, Mar 17, 10 AM-Noon--Citizen Soldiers: Researching Revolutionary War Ancestors. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses print, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources of info on our patriot ancestors. Buder Branch. Pre-registration recommended but not required.

To register or for more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

Thurs, Mar 24, 7 PM-9 PM—Thirteen Dollars a Month: Civil War Recruitment, Enlistment, Conscription, and Desertion. Join us as Tom Pearson discusses how our ancestors were recruited by, enlisted in, drafted by, and deserted from Civil War armies. Highland Civil War Roundtable (meets at First Congregational Church), 801 Washington St., Highland, IL 62249. Pre-registration recommended but not required.

To register or for more information: tpearson@slpl.org.

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