Genealogy Projects tagged with Soldiers on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lesser Figures in the American Civil War

    A project for the lesser known figures (e.g., common soldiers, spies, people who helped free slaves, etc.) in the American Civil War. This can also include famous people who are not known for their service in this war. This war was fought by many, both in action and in the aid of the people's' spirit. So let us not forget all who fought this grandiose war. We include both people who sided with ...

  • Georgia Revolutionary War Patriots

    This project is for Revolutionary War soldiers and patriots who primarily fought elsewhere and settled in Georgia after the war. Columbia County (Columbia County was created from Richmond County on December 10th, 1790. Columbia is Georgia’s 12th county and from her original boundaries were formed parts of Warren and McDuffie counties.) Captain Thomas [Addison] Cobb (1722-1832), a...

  • World War II - North African Campaign

    CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts (Western Desert Campaign, also known as the Desert War) and in Morocco and Algeria (Operation Torch) and Tunisia (Tunisia Campaign). The campaign was fought between the Allies and Axis powers, m...

  • World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland

    World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland During World War I (or the Great War) (1914–1918), Ireland was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which entered the war in August 1914 as one of the Entente Powers, along with France and the Russian Empire. Over 200,000 Irishmen fought in the war, in several theatres and either 30,000 or, if one includes those who died servi...

  • 9th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers - Flanders 1916

    9th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers - Flanders 1916 This project is part of the World War One: Armed Forces - Ireland project Background information Formed in September 1914 as part of K2 and attached to 48th Brigade in 16th (Irish) Division. Record same as 8th Bn. Ceased to exist when 8/9th Bn formed. 9th Battalion, were part of the 48th Brigade, 16th Division and were involved in the F...

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  • Berga an der Elster

    Background Berga an der Elster , a subdivision of Buchenwald, was a Nazi slave labor camp that held and tortured 350 American Prisoners of War (POW) after their capture at the Battle of the Bulge on December 16, 1944. While thousands of POWs were captured on that ill-fated day, the Nazis held a subset of 350 American soldiers at Berga beginning February 13, 1945. The American POWs were iden...

  • World War II - Australia

    List of Australian Divisions in World War II 1st Armoured Division 2nd Armoured Division - also known as the 2nd Calvary Division and 2nd Motor Division 3rd Armoured Division - also known as the 1st Calvary Division and 1st Motor Division 1st Division 2nd Division 3rd Division 4th Division 5th Division 6th Division 7th Division 8th Division 9th Division 10th Division...