DOWNTOWN (FOX19) -- A nationally acclaimed genealogy expert and military historian is visiting the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County to help families learn more about the history and military service of their ancestors.
Curt Witcher will present "From Bayonets to Bombshells, Sources for Documenting the Military Service of Our Families" 2 p.m. Saturday at the Main Library, 800 Vine Street.
This program will cover military records from the colonial wars to the 20th century, many of which are available online. Witcher will provide program attendees with an introduction to the records and will also show how to use them to develop leads and incorporate their extensive information into family histories.
Witcher, is the senior manager of Allen County Public Library’s Special Collections in Fort Wayne, Ind. He has served as president for both the National Genealogical Society and Federation for Genealogical Societies.