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|
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".
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