American Civil War

Libraries Present Online Genealogy Program On Civil War P.O.W.S In June

Fort Bend County Libraries (FBCL) will present an online genealogy class, “Family History Research: Civil War Prisoners of War,” on Monday, June 21. This video will be pre-recorded so that it can be viewed from the comfort of home at any time after the scheduled date. More than 400,000 Confederate and Union soldiers were captured and held at one of the 150+ different prison sites that were located throughout the North and the South during the American […]

Libraries Present Genealogy & Local History Programs Online

Have you ever wondered where your ancestors came from?  Are you curious about their military service or daily lives? Begin your family-history research with Fort Bend County Libraries’ Local History and Genealogy Department at George Memorial Library in Richmond. Library staff will present two online programs in January for family-history researchers and local-history buffs. These online, pre-recorded videos can be viewed on the Fort Bend County Libraries website – — by clicking on the “Classes and Events” tab and selecting […]