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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This collection will include records from 1909-1958.  
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This collection contains images of application folders of Confederate veterans who were inmates of the South Carolina Confederate Home in Columbia. Originals are located at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. This collection will include records from 1909-1958.
  
This collection contains images of application folders of Confederate veterans who were inmates of the South Carolina Confederate Home in Columbia. Originals are located at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.  
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For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2126716/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
{{Collection citation| text = South Carolina Confederate Home. South Carolina, Confederate Home Records, 1909-1958. Columbia, SC.}}
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{{Collection citation| text = South Carolina Confederate Home. South Carolina, Confederate Home Records, 1909-1958. Columbia, SC.}}  
  
 
[[South Carolina, Confederate Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
[[South Carolina, Confederate Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
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== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
'''These records may contain the following information:'''
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<gallery caption="South Carolina, Confederate Home Records" widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3">
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Image:South Carolina, Confederate Home Records (12-1434) Application page 1 DGS 7499092_15.jpg|Application page 1
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Image:South Carolina, Confederate Home Records (12-1434) Application page 2 DGS 7499092_16.jpg|Application page 2
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Image:South Carolina, Confederate Home Records (12-1434) Application page 3 DGS 7499092_17.jpg|Application page 3
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</gallery>
  
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The records may contain any of the following:
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*Name
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*Birth date and place
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*Names and residences of spouse and children, if any
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*Residence at time of application
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*Parent's names
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*Details of military service
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*Financial condition
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*Physical condition
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*Death date and place
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*Age at time of death
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*Cause of death
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
'''Searching the Images'''
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as birthdate and residence
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the "Surname Range" category which will take you to the images.<br>
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:
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*Use the residence to search for census records.
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*Use the spouse's name to search for marriage records.
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*Use the name and service information to obtain all military records.
  
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒ Select the 'Year Range' category<br> ⇒ Select the 'Surname Range' category which takes you to the images.<br>
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
  
Look at each image one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.  
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also search for nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Search the records of other soldier homes.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
*[http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina Department of Archives & History]
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*[http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina Department of Archives &amp; History]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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{{Incomplete Citations}}  
 
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires. {{FamilySearch Historical Records Stub Article}}<br>
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“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.

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Record Description

This collection contains images of application folders of Confederate veterans who were inmates of the South Carolina Confederate Home in Columbia. Originals are located at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. This collection will include records from 1909-1958.

For a list of records currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

South Carolina Confederate Home. South Carolina, Confederate Home Records, 1909-1958. Columbia, SC.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

The records may contain any of the following:

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Names and residences of spouse and children, if any
  • Residence at time of application
  • Parent's names
  • Details of military service
  • Financial condition
  • Physical condition
  • Death date and place
  • Age at time of death
  • Cause of death

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as birthdate and residence

Search the Collection

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒ Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒ Select the "Surname Range" category which will take you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the residence to search for census records.
  • Use the spouse's name to search for marriage records.
  • Use the name and service information to obtain all military records.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also search for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the records of other soldier homes.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Historical Record Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata, Buenos Aires.