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07/14/2010

Civil War soldier's daughter dies at 103

July 14, 2010 |  3:22 pm

Edna Marie Hetrick, whose father fought in the Civil War, died Monday at a senior living center in Findlay, Ohio. She was 103.

Hetrick was a member of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War. The Illinois-based group says there are 16 other living daughters of Civil War veterans.

Hetrick's father, David Huffman, served with the Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Union Army. He fought in battles in Tennessee and Georgia and was wounded in 1863.

Hetrick was born when her father was 62, some 41 years after the Civil War ended.

She said she remembered her father talking about the war, but she wasn't very interested at the time.

-- Associated Press

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