Take a Step Back in Time

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In 2004 the last widow of an American Civil War veteran died at the age of 97, approximately one hundred and forty years after the end of the civil war. In 1927, she married the 81-year-old war veteran of the Confederate army, William Martin, when she was 21.

In 2004 the last widow of an American Civil War veteran died at the age of 97, approximately one hundred and forty years after the end of the civil war. In 1927, she married the 81-year-old war veteran of the Confederate army, William Martin, when she was 21.

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