Have you ever had an Uncle that always has a story about one of your ancestors serving in a war? So the story goes of war heroes in every family. Did you ever wonder if it was the truth? A young lady came in because her uncle had been telling her for years about her great, great grandfather who served in the civil war. She thought her uncle was putting her on so she wanted to see if she could find something. She found out that Uncle Joe was telling the truth. She looked at clothing books, service records, and more importantly her grandfather’s pension file.
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