Military research leads us to the facts about an ancestor’s service, complete with dates and places. We can learn about the battles and other significant events. But to bring their full experience in service to life takes more.
So, after finding the military organization(s) in which an ancestor served, and after using resources from NARA and other archives, it is time to lead the charge and “go social” and bring dimension to our ancestor’s military experience.
- Going social is an approach to both leaving and finding breadcrumbs on the internet.
- I will show how to establish strongholds using different forms of social media, and to create communities to bring others with the same interest together.
- These communities extend farther than genealogical circles, opening up to include all descendants and others interested in the organizations.
- They provide a place where people can share personally held artifacts as well as their knowledge.
- The connections in communities that form over social media can prove very rewarding, inspiring collaboration to further the understanding of ancestors’ military service.
- In the presentation I share how I used Facebook, Twitter, Blogs and more to go social with military research.
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