Missouri woman believed to be last Civil War widow dies

Lake Sun Leader
Jim Salter, Associated Press, Lake Sun Leader
Posted 1/8/21

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Helen Viola Jackson's 1936 marriage to James Bolin was unusual to say the least: He was 93 and in declining health, and she was a 17-year-old schoolgirl.

Bolin was also a …

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