Ancestors in the Civil War
Amazing Stories of Relatives in the Civil War
Civil War Ancestors
Some of our members have ancestors who participated in the American Civil War and have found documentation about the experience of those individuals. Click on any of our members’ names to read their story. If you are interested in contributing a story about your ancestors’ part in the war, please contact Carol VanOrnum at email@example.com.
James R. Kolcinski
My maternal grandfather, Walter D. Bell, served as a member of Company F in the 25th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry and saw action in the Vicksburg, Atlanta and Savannah campaigns.