Genealogy Projects tagged with 1862 on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Mormon Pioneers 1862

    1862 This project is a sub project of the Mormon Pioneers (1847-1868) Master Project This page covers the Mormon Pioneers of 1862 only. Finding Aids Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah Chronological Company List Pioneer Index Search How to Participate Please collaborate on a specific year's (1847-1868) project page. If you have an ancestor who was a Mormon pioneer consult the lin...

  • 1862 in the US Civil War

    This project is a holding place for the various projects created involving 1862 and the US Civil War.

  • The Battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic June 8-9, 1862, US Civil War

    From The National Park Service : The battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic were the decisive victories of Maj. Gen. Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign. At Cross Keys, one of Jackson's divisions beat back the army of Maj. Gen. John C. Fremont approaching from Harrisonburg while elements of a second division held back the vanguard of Brig. Gen. James Shields' division advanc...

  • Jews of Kentucky

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Kentucky . From Carol Ely on Kentucky's Jewish history at the Kentucky FolkWeb site: Jews were present for the very creation of Kentucky. The Virginia mercantile firm of Cohen and Isaacs hired Daniel Boone to scout out their Kentucky lands; and another merchant family, the Gratz family of Philadelphia, set up trading posts ...

  • Liberia - Colonization Period, 1820-1915

    Liberia Listeni/laɪˈbɪəriə/, Cape Mesurado, Grain Coast, Pepper Coast, (Little America) or (LIB), commonly and officially referred to as the Republic of Liberia, is a country on the West African coast. Liberia means "Land of the Free." It is bordered by Sierra Leone to its west, Guinea to its north and Ivory Coast to its east. It covers an area of 111,369 sq...