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Skip to comments.Last living widow of Civil War vet dies at age 97
Posted on 05/31/2004 2:23:22 PM PDT by shuckmaster
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Alberta Martin, the last widow of a Civil War veteran, died Monday, ending an unlikely ascent from poor sharecropper's daughter to the belle of 21st century Confederate history buffs who paraded her across the South. She was 97.
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