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Republican Motherhood - Protecting Our Republic

Posted by Rob Etherton on Jan 28, 2021

Republican Motherhood - Protecting Our Republic
Republican Motherhood is the thought process that daughters and mothers should be taught to uphold the thoughts and ideas of Republicanism. They would pass their Republican values to further generations. It is the believe that by raising a child of good moral character and providing a proper formal education would help to pass down and preserve the Republic which they were now entrusted with. The United States of America is a special place and the freedom which they now p
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The Last Civil War Widow Dies

Posted by Rob Etherton on Jan 07, 2021

The Last Civil War Widow Dies
Helen Viola Jackson’s 1936 marriage to James Bolin was unusual to say the least: He was 93 and in declining health, and she was a 17-year-old schoolgirl.Bolin was also a Civil War veteran who fought for the Union in the border state of Missouri. Jackson was almost certainly the last remaining widow of a Civil War soldier when she died Dec. 16 at a nursing home in Marshfield, Missouri. She was 101.Several Civil War heritage organizations have recognized Jackson’s quiet role in history, one that s
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