soldiers' home


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sol·diers' home

(sōl′jərz)
n.
A government-funded institution for the care of military veterans.
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The items were all packaged and shipped to a soldiers' home just outside London.
Like paupers and lunatics, soldiers' home residents were disproportionately white, foreign-born immigrants.
Majka, 96, of Holland and formerly of Holyoke, passed away peacefully March 30, 2015 at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home. He was born February 23, 1919 in Southbridge, son of the late Jan and Agnes (Wajda) Majka.
The protocol is for further details about the incidents to be released by the soldiers' home countries.
Additionally, it sent money and supplies to the Soldiers' Home in Detroit as well as to soldiers' homes in Chicago and Ohio.
Ruane WASHINGTON--The grieving officer who had just lost his wife in a river accident found the president sitting alone in the twilight of an August evening, with one leg thrown over the arm of a chair, cooling himself with a palm fan.It was August 1862, and Abraham Lincoln had fled the stress of the wartime White House for the quiet of his summer getaway three miles north on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home. Surely, his visitor thought, the kindly president could help him recover his wife's body.But Lincoln was in a sour mood and did not wish to be disturbed.
The "Soldiers' Home Association" was a voluntary organization that, among other services, provided libraries for soldiers.
The Soldiers' Home was established in 1851 as an "asylum for old and disabled veterans" with the help of General Winfield Scott, who commanded American troops during the Mexican War.
N.H., July 9 watched the New Hampshire Fishercats pay tribute to more than 100 DAV members, and patients from the VA medical center, soldiers' home, and a homeless veterans shelter.
In April, Hillier completed the exterior restoration of President Lincoln and Soldiers' Home National Monument--commonly referred to as Lincoln Cottage--the most significant historic site linked with the Lincoln presidency other than the White House.
Their mission is to allow healing mobilized Soldiers to live in their own homes, provide Title X work for them near their homes, and acquire health care for them from the Soldiers' home communities.
MODEL Nell McAndrew is spearheading a campaign to save an old soldiers' home from closure.