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Genealogy Blogging Beat – Friday, 3 April 2015

Apr 3, 1865. After the withdrawal of Robert E. Lee’s troops, the Confederate capital of Richmond and nearby Petersburg surrendered to Union forces on this day. Richmond had survived four years of continuous threats from the North. On Apr 4, the city was toured by President Abraham Lincoln.

Apr 3, 1865. After the withdrawal of Robert E. Lee’s troops, the Confederate capital of Richmond and nearby Petersburg surrendered to Union forces on this day. Richmond had survived four years of continuous threats from the North. On Apr 4, the city was toured by President Abraham Lincoln.
Apr 3, 1865. After the withdrawal of Robert E. Lee’s troops, the Confederate capital of Richmond and nearby Petersburg surrendered to Union forces on this day. Richmond had survived four years of continuous threats from the North. On Apr 4, the city was toured by President Abraham Lincoln.

Today is Friday, 3 April 2015, and here is what’s available in terms of events in the genealogy blogosphere:

Items of Note

  • Today: Marlon Brando’s Birthday – Anniversary, Fall of Richmond – 150th Anniversary, Good Friday, Marshall Plan – Anniversary, Passover (begins at sundown), and Pony Express Day.

Daily Blogging Prompts

Many genealogy and family history bloggers like to post to their blogs every day, but at times are at a loss for ideas. Take your inspiration from today’s Daily Blogging Prompts below – click on each prompt for a description. Prompts are a great way to create new content and you can participate in a community effort with other genealogy bloggers.

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