These webinars are FREE and open to anyone! They're a bit late in the day for folks in Europe but members elsewhere might well be able to attend easily.
1) Discovering Local & State Militia Records Presenter: J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2013, 8pm Eastern / 7pm Central Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/934226718
Take a closer look at the wide variety of records documenting our local militia companies. From annual muster to supplies and appointment of Officers, learn how these records may be used in your family research. Learn more about the military organization of citizens called for the purpose of local defense, who served this country from the Revolution through 1812 and on to the development of the National Guard. J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA a full-time professional researcher & educator, formerly APG President and FGS officer. You will find him researching for clients including Who Do You Think You Are?, African American Lives or Biography?s uneXplained. With his love for teaching, you will see him at SLIG, IGHR, numerous webinars or at your local society.
2) Researching in the Post War Records of 1812 Presenter: Craig Scott, MA, CG Date: Wednesday, 7 August 2013, 8pm Eastern / 7pm Central Register: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/663333166 This lecture will focus on the records created by the War Department after the War. It will include compiled military service records, pensions and pension payments. Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG is the President and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm with over 4,900 titles in print. A professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than twenty-eight years, he specializes in the records of the National Archives, especially those that relate to the military. He is the Coordinator of the Advanced Military Track at IGHR and SLIG.
(Posted on the Guild of One Name Studies Forum)