Irene Triplett
Irene Triplett, last person to collect an American civil war pension, dies at 90

Irene Triplett, the last person to receive a US government pension from the American Civil War of 1861-65, passed away at the age of 90 on May 31. Irene received over Ôé╣5,500 from the government every month due to her father Mose Triplett's service in the war. Irene suffered cognitive impairments, qualifying her for the lifelong pension.

Mon, 08 Jun 2020 - 06:50 PM / by Harsh V Singh

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