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Filmmaker Ken Burns looks at a book of Civil War draft records Wednesday during a news conference at the National Archives in Washington in conjunction with Ancestry.com making newly digitized Civil War records available online.

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Digitized Civil War files put online

The National Archives and Ancestry.com published newly digitized Civil War records online for the first time this week, allowing users to trace family links to the war between North and South.

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