U.S. Still Paying a Civil War Pension

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    U.S. Still Paying a Civil War Pension

    "One beneficiary from the Civil War [is] still alive and receiving benefits," Randy Noller of the Department of Veterans Affairs confirms.

    Irene Triplett – the 86-year-old daughter of a Civil War veteran – collects $73.13 each month from her father's military pension. The identity of Triplett was first reported by The Wall Street Journal in 2014.

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    Now we need to properly take care of all of our veterans. Donald Trump will certainly do that.

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