Albert Martin, Last Known Widow of a Civil War Veteran
May 31, 2004 3:20 PM Subscribe
, the last known widow of a civil war veteran, has died at the age of 97. Alberta Martin married William Japser Martin, a Confederate veteran, in 1927, when she was 21 and he was 81. William Martin died less than four years later and Alberta Martin married his grandson two months after that.
[Much of the news will cover it (i.e. CNN
, et all, but the link above is for a site specifically about her.]
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