FamilySearchWiki:WikiProject:Adding Georgia Archives Links to County Pages, Part 2

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Project Leader[edit | edit source]

Heather Mecham

Purpose[edit | edit source]

Adding archives, libraries and societies collections to Georgia's county pages. In this case, we are adding military collections.

Task List[edit | edit source]

Task List

Sample Pages[edit | edit source]

Appling County, Georgia Genealogy
Atkinson County, Georgia Genealogy

Training Video[edit | edit source]

Training Video

Project Instructions[edit | edit source]

Part 1: Select a county[edit | edit source]

1. Select your county by going to the task list and adding your name to the name column.

2. Go to the county page in the Wiki.

3. Find the heading "Military Records".

Part 2: Civil War links[edit | edit source]

1. Find the Civil War subheading.

2. Check to see if the collections being added to the page are listed under the Civil War heading. See below for examples.

3. If they are on the Wiki page, go to the next county. If any are missing, go to the next step.

4. Copy the code below.

*'''1861-1865''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/confed Confederate Enlistment Oaths and Discharges] at [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/ Georgia Archives Virtual Vault]- images and alphabetical index
*'''1861-1865''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/cmr Confederate Muster Rolls] at [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/ Georgia Archives Virtual Vault]- images; filter by commanding officer, service branch and regiment
*'''1861-1865''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/pension Confederate Pension Application Supplements] - images and alphabetical index; filter by county
*'''1864''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/1864 Militia Enrollment Lists, 1864] - images; filter by county
*'''1879-1960''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/TestApps Confederate Pension Applications] - images and alphabetical index; filter by county

5. Paste the links that are missing, one at a time on the page so they are in chronological order, with existing links on the Wiki page. See example below.

GA military records.PNG

Part 3: Spanish-American War Links[edit | edit source]

1. Find the "Spanish-American War" subheading. If there is no heading, please add it below the links on the Wiki page for the Civil War by copying and pasting the code below.

'''''Spanish-American War'''''<br>

2. Check to see if the collections being added to the page are listed under the Spanish-American War heading. See below for example.

3. If they are, go to the next county. If any are missing, go to the next step.

4. Copy the code below and paste it on the page, placing it in chronological order with the other links on the Wiki page.

*'''1898''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/swc Spanish-American War Service Summary Cards] - images and alphabetical index; filter by residence, muster location and unit

Part 4: World War I Links[edit | edit source]

World War I[edit | edit source]

1. Find the "World War I" subheading.

2. Check to see if the collections being added to the page are listed under the World War I heading. See below for example.

3. If they are, go to the next county. If any are missing, go to the next step.

4. Copy the code below and paste it on the page, placing it in chronological order with the other links on the Wiki page.

*'''1914-1918''' [https://vault.georgiaarchives.org/digital/collection/p17154coll7 World War I Casualties Scrapbooks] - images and alphabetical index

Part 5: Check your and save it[edit | edit source]

1. Click "show preview" and check your work.

2. Type "added military records links" into the summary.

3. Click "save changes".

4. Return to the task list and put the date in the date completed column.