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Journal Sentinel: VA center, Wood cemetery host final Reclaiming Our Heritage event

John Afton was the first. Afton was 44 when he enlisted in the Union Army on July 31, 1861. Like many Civil War soldiers, he became ill while serving and was discharged less than a year later. Unmarried and without … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Our Heritage Event is June 4-5

Reclaiming Our Heritage was created in 2002 by a group of dedicated employees of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee. In the past eight years, it has grown to include hundreds of volunteers from the VA and the … Continue reading

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