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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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[[United States, Confederate Navy and Marine Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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[[United States, Confederate Navy and Marine Service Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
 
=== Record Content  ===
 
=== Record Content  ===
  
'''Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:''' {{Incomplete Content Section}}
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Image:United States, Confederate Naval and Marine Personnel Records (12-0229) Example 1 DGS 7191975_1392.jpg|Example 1
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Image:United States, Confederate Naval and Marine Personnel Records (12-0229) Example 2 DGS 7191979_832.jpg|Example 2
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Image:United States, Confederate Naval and Marine Personnel Records (12-0229) Example 3 DGS 7191981_1481.jpg|Example 3
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Key genealogical facts vary between individual records. They may include:
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*Name
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*Name of vessel where served
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*When and where confined
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*When and where captured
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*When exchanged
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*Register number and page
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*Remarks which may include death and burial details
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the name of your ancestor and some other identifying information such as where held captive.
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==== Search the Collection ====
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>
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⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>
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⇒Select the "_____________" category<br>
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⇒Select the "_____________" category<br>
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⇒Select the "_____________" category which takes you to the images<br>
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Be aware that the information in these records is brief so it is easy to confuse identities.
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==== Using the Information ====
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details and leads to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection ===
  
 
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{{Incomplete Citations}}  
  
 
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.
 
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.

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Record Description

This collection contains images of naval and marine service records, consisting of card abstracts of vessel papers, pay rolls, muster rolls, hospital and prison records including some original documents relating to service in the Confederate Navy and Marine Corps. This is NARA microfilm publication M260 and is from Record Group 109 War Department Collection of Confederate Records.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Federal Archives and Records Center. "Confederate Naval and Marine Personnel Records,1861-1865". NARA microfilm publication M260. National United States Federal Archives and Records Center, Washington, DC.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts vary between individual records. They may include:

  • Name
  • Name of vessel where served
  • When and where confined
  • When and where captured
  • When exchanged
  • Register number and page
  • Remarks which may include death and burial details

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the name of your ancestor and some other identifying information such as where held captive.

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the "_____________" category
⇒Select the "_____________" category
⇒Select the "_____________" category which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Be aware that the information in these records is brief so it is easy to confuse identities.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details and leads to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.

Related Wiki Articles

Related Web Sites

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.