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BY SHARON BURNS Published: January 25, 2010
” includes 128 volumes and provides the most comprehensive, authoritative and voluminous reference on Civil War operations. The series provides information about each battle and campaign, officer’s reports that include companies under their command, what the men did during battles, and the number of casualties.

The society bought the $2,500 collection set and separate index for the Oklahoma Historical Society Research Library. Fogarty will demonstrate what can be learned about Civil War ancestors using it.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 617-1907, e-mail or go online to

→Western Plains Genealogy Society, Western Oklahoma Historical Center Inc. and Washita Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a genealogy workshop at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at 520 W Main, Weatherford.

Linda Mann and Pat McFall, certified DAR volunteer genealogists, will present "What Is a Patriot,” "Courthouse Research” and "Researching the DAR Public Web Site.”

For more information, call Kim Dresser at (405) 663-2044 or e-mail

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