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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Women descended from Civil War Union soldiers form area chapter

October 24, 2011

By Meg Jones of the Journal Sentinel


Aaron Stockholm was lucky.

Thousands of men in blue and gray were wounded and killed on the hellish battlefields in the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg, but Aaron Stockholm was not one of them.


Somehow the bullets and cannon shot missed him. Not only did he survive, so did his brothers John and George and his brother-in-law Jacob Palmer. All four men endured Gettysburg and other Civil War battles, returned home, married, fathered families and lived to old age.


Their children had children and so did those children until, 150 years later, Aaron Stockholm’s third great-granddaughter, Laurel Kennedy, proud of her ancestor’s military service, decided to join a newly formed chapter of Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War.


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