I asked my mom which of her ancestors we could blame for our family's eye issues but never expected an answer to that question. Be careful with those free trials, my friends. They could rewrite YOUR family history, too.

A Bluer Shade of Gray

Family members thought Confederate soldier William H. Baugh was killed in action during the Civil War. If that was true, how did he contact his brother almost fifty years later, and why was he collecting a Union pension?

Finding Grandpa Baugh

The search for my third-great-grandfather led to a series of dead ends. Finally, by casting a wider research net, I discovered the man behind my mother's "Confederate money" story.

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