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OW    Posted 08-14-2001 at 12:48:35       [Reply]  [Send Email]
This book was written in English in 1946, and i never heard of the "Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic". Any sharp memories out there? Who were they?



Froggy    Posted 08-15-2001 at 03:03:40       [Reply]  [No Email]

The Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) was the largest Union Army veterans organization after the Civil War. I suppose the ladies were an auxiliary attached to it.


Amicus    Posted 08-15-2001 at 06:22:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
The "grand army of the republic" was an organization of union veterans of the war between the states (some call it the civil war. still others know it as the war of northern aggression.)it was founded in 1866. the last member died in 1956 at age 109. mostly they funded monuments and marched in parades. 2,000 attended the 75th anniversary of gettysburg in 1938. presumably it had a ladies' auxiliary. for a pretty good history,go to
http://www.detnews.com/history/gar/gar.htm


Salmoneye    Posted 08-14-2001 at 14:09:07       [Reply]  [Send Email]
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