- Title: Out at the Soldiers' Home: A Memory Book
- Author: Elizabeth Corbett
- ISBN: 9780879463632
- Page: 139
- Format: Paperback
A memoir of a woman who lived at one of the dozens of national and state homes built to house and care for Civil War veterans Period photographs appear throughout the book.
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I grew up 5 blocks away from Soldier's Home. I've always loved the historical buildings. When I was a kid, my Aunt Em and Uncle George would take us for walks through there on Sunday afternoons. It was beautiful, we loved the creek with it's lannon stone walls built in the 30's. The lake was gorgeous. Another aunt's father was a long time resident of the hospital. My cousin and I would wait out on the lawn while she visited him and they would wave to us from the window. Probably children weren't [...]
The author grew up at the Soldiers' Home in Milwaukee. I found her descriptions of daily life interesting mainly because I had a couple of ancestors who stayed there.
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