Monday, May 30, 2016

Happy Memorial Day

Remember our veterans.  Research in the new LCHS research library is a way to show respect for the veterans in your family.

If you think you might have a veteran in your family tree, that you haven't yet 'met', J Allison shows how birth years link up to each war.

Revolutionary War: Battle Years: 1775 – 1783, Birth Years: 1726 – 1767
War of 1812: Battle Years: 1812 – 1815, Birth Years: 1762 – 1799
Mexican War: Battle Years: 1846 – 1831, Birth Years: 1796 – 1831
Civil War: Battle Years: 1861 – 1865, Birth Years: 1811 – 1848
Spanish-American War: Battle Year: 1898, Birth Years: 1848 – 1881
Philippine Insurrection: Battle Years: 1899 – 1902, Birth Years: 1849 – 1885
World War I: Battle Years: 1917 – 1918, Birth Years: 1872 – 1900
World War II: Battle Years: 1941 – 1945, Birth Years: 1877 – 1925
Korean War: Battle Years: 1950 – 1953, Birth Years: 1900 – 1936
Vietnam War: Battle Years: 1964 – 1972, Birth Years: 1914 – 1955