Last person to receive Civil War-era pension dies

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+8 votes

Isn't it interesting to see how long these benefits can continue to be paid out?  I'm sure Congress had no idea the benefits would last that long and did not plan for that when they budgeted funds!

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by Star Kline G2G6 Pilot (539k points)

Star, a drop in the bucket compared to how Congress is spending now! surprise

+3 votes

That generation and Era was special here is another g2g

Well deserved pension !

It’s interesting her father switched sides. Many southern states like a Tennessee had Union regiments

by Andrew Simpier G2G6 Pilot (165k points)

And here is another.

LoL oh boy

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