Civil War Veterans and World War I Recruits

Footage from a 1917 newsreel by the Ford Motor Company was shown of Civil War veterans at a reunion in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on October… read more

Footage from a 1917 newsreel by the Ford Motor Company was shown of Civil War veterans at a reunion in Vicksburg, Mississippi, on October 17, 1917, and army recruits training at Camp Custer in Michigan.

This video was shown in memoriam of Frank Buckles, the oldest living American veteran of World War I, who died on Sunday, February 27, 2011, at the age of 110 years.  close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Civil War Veterans and World War I Recruits

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298345-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Detroit, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Mar 6, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 7, 2011

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  • Mar 06, 2011 | 10:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 06, 2011 | 9:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 07, 2011 | 12:58am EST | C-SPAN 3
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