Talk:World Archives Project: Minnesota, Spanish American War Muster Rolls and Casualty Lists
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Extra Keying Helps
A list of camps during the Spanish American war.
Places in the Philippines
Common Keying Errors Found by Reviewers
States: the instructions ask for states in their full form. --Paulmd199 17:29, 2 April 2013 (UTC)
Omitting names: On the sheet titled "COMMISSIONED OFFICERS present and absent, accounted for by name" there is an additional section entitled "ALTERATIONS, since last Return, among the Enlisted Men" detailing gain and loss, discharges and deaths. This section is consistently omitted, there may be 20 names or more in it. --Paulmd199 02:27, 3 April 2013 (UTC)
Questions and Answers
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Q: Should names in the header and names of family be keyed?
- A: No, we are only keying the names of the soldiers in the lists. Afechter1 15:59, 28 March 2013 (UTC)
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