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Albert Woolson

Born: Feb 11, 1847

Death: Aug 2, 1956

Birthplace: Antwerp

Nationality: United States

Albert Woolson

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1847
Date of Death : Aug 2, 1956
Birth Place : Antwerp

Albert Henry Woolson was the last surviving member of the Union Army who served in the American Civil War. He was also the last surviving Civil War veteran on either side whose status is undisputed. At least three men who followed him in death claimed to be Confederate veterans, but their status as Civil War veterans has been debunked. The last surviving Union soldier to see combat was James Hard.


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