Talk:World Archives Project: 1864 Census for Re-Organizing the Georgia Militia

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Extra Keying Helps


States in 1864
State Abbreviation State Exapanded
AL Alabama
AR Arkansas
CA California
CT Connecticut
DE Delaware
FL Florida
GA Georgia
IL Illinois
IN Indiana
IA Iowa
KS Kansas
KY Kentucky
LA Louisiana
ME Maine
MA Massachusetts
MD Maryland
MI Michigan
MN Minnesota
MS Mississippi
MO Missouri
NV Nevada
NH New Hampshire
NJ New Jersey
NY New York
NC North Carolina
OH Ohio
OR Oregon
PA Pennsylvania
RI Rhode Island
SC South Carolina
TN Tennessee
TX Texas
VT Vermont
VA Virginia
WV West Virginia

Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers


On locations or ages, if it states unknown, key as a blank. Do not key "unknown".

Questions and Answers

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Q: If I encounter a location that isn't a state how should it be keyed?
A: Enter the location as seen - we are expanding the birth location if it is a state, see the list above.
In this example the Birth Location for Dennis Shehan should be entered as "Ireland" and for Peter Shone it is "N S".
File:Georgia Militia.png

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