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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian10 Jul 2019 3:44 p.m. PST

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Ed Mohrmann Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2019 9:37 a.m. PST

Whitman's 'role' in the ACW ??? I was taught (in
elementary school in NJ) that he was a volunteer
hospital attendant. He died in Camden, NJ, not
too far from where I lived as a child.

Perhaps he had a greater 'role' ???

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