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Again, welcome! Kara 16:01, 3 August 2010 (UTC)
Can you fix this page, https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/100th_Regiment,_New_York_Infantry? Information is not collated properly. Dsammy 18:11, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
I fixed bread crumb trail. MJM
I find it odd only one regiment is listed for New York (Manhattan) County.
Military recruitment - mentioned more than 150,000 troops, not counting the tens of thousands called up for emergencies.
There were quite numerous of them, a few named:
- - New York Fire Zouves (11th Regiment)
- - 127th Regiment aka "The Monitors"
- - 1st U.S. Sharpshooters
- - 9th New York (Hawkin's Zouves)
- - 10th New York (National Guard Zouves)
- - Anderson Zouves
- - Excelsior Brigade
Thanks from the Wiki:
The FamilySearch Research Wiki is delighted to let you know that the “Native Americans in the Civil War” page you helped create was a Featured Article, highlighted on the Main Page of the Wiki 8/9/11, and remained there for seven days. Thank you for your excellent work to help others quickly access records. Your contributions are appreciated and have assisted others in finding their ancestors.
You have made a difference in research!
Levels of Headings
Hi Marilyn, I got the message on the levels of headings weeks ago and emailed you that that was fine. As far as I know I haven't changed any since. Larry0011 02:54, 7 September 2011 (UTC)
We at the FamilySearch Wiki would like to use this article,Jo Daviess County, Illinois, for a featured article on the Main Page of the Wiki. However, the word "stub" appears at the very top of the page. If you feel there is enough content to give researchers a good place to work from - we need YOU to remove the word "stub" from the article before we can feature it.
Thank you for your consideration.
Bo Gbo17 15:06, 26 September 2011 (UTC)
Sandboxes in the main namespace
Hi Marilyn, I've noticed that you've recently created a series of sandboxes Sandbox:Blair, Sandbox:Evans, Sandbox:Peterson, Sandbox:Jacobson, Sandbox:Markham, Sandbox:Bartlett, Sandbox:Bechtol, Sandbox:Eccles & Sandbox:Hill). The best places for these are as subpages to either a userspage or a project page (if they relate to a specific project).
The reason why they should not be left in the where they are is because any article created in the Main namespace, the contents of these pages will show up in default searches. If you would like some moving them, please let me know. --Steve 16:41, 28 September 2011 (UTC)
Thanks for all the great work you do in the FamilySearchResearch Wiki.
We found Sandbox 333, Sandbox: CW711 , Sandbox:313, Sandbox:7777, Sandbox:BB2312, Sandbox:Beginning, Sandbox:Blair, Sandbox:CW125 , Sandbox:CW1843, Sandbox:CW1861,Sandbox:CW1862 , Sandbox:CW1865and Sandbox marilyn in the Maintenance-Requested Moves and have moved them to User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox 333 , User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox: CW711 , User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:313 , User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:7777, User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:BB2312 , User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:Beginning , User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:Blair, User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:CW125 User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:CW1843 User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:CW1861 User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:CW1862 , User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox:CW1865and User:MarkhamMJ/Sandbox marilyn If not needed use the delete template. Thanks for all the work. Hope this helps. Sandralpond 14:24, 17 October 2011 (UTC)
Thanks so much for all the work on the Civil War and the Sandboxes. Sandralpond 23:34, 18 October 2011 (UTC)
Please be sure to rename them (the Civil War sandboxes) to something other than sandboxes, then, if they are going to be part of the project pages? Since we want all of the sandboxes to be in the user namespace. Thanks so much!! Sandralpond 14:23, 20 October 2011 (UTC)
So sorry I was wrong the sandboxes need to be on User namespaces only. This page will help to show the decision. Sandbox in User namespace and www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php Hope this helps. Again thanks. Sandralpond 16:23, 20 October 2011 (UTC)
Update on renameing pages
I just found out all is need is to leave out the word sandboxes when you move the sandbox pages and the problem will be solves. Your work is so wonderful. I have much to benfit from the Civil War pages, as my family on all but one line comes through it with families being in West Virginia and Missouri and many being in major battles of the war and one even doing a bust of Lincoln that is still in the White House. Thank you for all you do!!! Sandralpond 14:21, 25 October 2011 (UTC)
History tasks for Utah counties
Hi, Marilyn! Do you mind if Sister Olah does the history area for the county(s) you signed up for? She's doing a great job!AdkinsWH 19:24, 15 November 2011 (UTC)