A Living Link

In my podcast, Paying for the War, I made mention of two living Americans who, as the children of Civil War vets, are still getting their fathers’ pensions.  I had no idea there were other living children of vets beyond the pensioners.  Incredible to think they’re bridging a 150 year gap.

Hugh Tudor, born in 1847, served in the US Army from 1864 through the end of the war. In his seventies, he married and had two daughters. The younger of them, Juanita Tudor Lowrey, was born in 1926. Shes still alive…

via This Womans Father Fought in the American Civil War – Neatorama.

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