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:A: I would only key a place name. -- [[User:Wiedwoman|Wiedwoman]] 22:10, 26 July 2012 (UTC)
 
:A: I would only key a place name. -- [[User:Wiedwoman|Wiedwoman]] 22:10, 26 July 2012 (UTC)
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Q:  On the Reference Card Wiki keying sample it shows to place the highest rank (lower right of the name) in as a prefix.  Do we put this same rank in the rank field or do we put the lower rank (lower left of the name) in this field?  My sample shows "4 Corporal" on left and "Sergeant" on right.
  
 
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Q: On the Muster Card service places, do you key as seen? For example, Pittsburgh Pa or do you separate with a comma?

A: I would separate with a comma. -- Wiedwoman 22:10, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

Q: On the Muster Card for service places, can "joined for duty and enrolled" be included as preceding a place if no place is listed following the lines "company Muster-in Roll of the Organization... or "Appears on Co Muster-out Roll...?

A: I would only key a place name. -- Wiedwoman 22:10, 26 July 2012 (UTC)

Q: On the Reference Card Wiki keying sample it shows to place the highest rank (lower right of the name) in as a prefix. Do we put this same rank in the rank field or do we put the lower rank (lower left of the name) in this field? My sample shows "4 Corporal" on left and "Sergeant" on right.

Suggestions/Additions

If you have a suggestion or would like to make an addition to the project page, click “EDIT” and post your suggestion here. (If you click on Rich Editor you won't have to worry about formatting your entry.) Then click “WATCH” at the top right on this page and you will be notified via email when an update has been made.