Contributed by Prince William Public Library System
(Prince William County, VA, 10/22/2013)…. Join Bull Run Regional Library for Headstone Records for U.S. Military Veterans, 1879-1985 on November 14th at 11:00 a.m. Significant federal involvement in permanent recognition of the final resting place of deceased U.S. military personnel began with the establishment of the first national military cemeteries in 1862. This lecture focuses on records of headstones provided for U.S. military veterans buried in nonfederal cemeteries, 1879 and later; the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has records for 1879–1985. The program will be conducted by Claire Kluskens who is a genealogical projects archivist specializing in immigration, census, military, and other records of high genealogical value. She spearheaded the completion of more than 310 National Archives microfilm publications. She lectures frequently and has published extensively in national, state, and local genealogical publications. Clare has been a National Archives and Records Administration staff member since 1992 and has done genealogical research since 1976.
For further information, visit Bull Run Regional Library, 8051 Ashton Ave., Manassas, VA, or call (703) 792-4500 or 703-792-4524 (TTY) or visit our website at www.pwcgov.org/library.
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