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Margaret Young, sold and separated from her family in 1861, reunited with her son Dowen Young as Christmas gift

Long Lost Son 1-1-1898 pt 2.tif

Long Lost Son 1-1-1898 pt 2.tif

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"It seems like I've seen her somewhere," he replied, "but I can't exactly place her."

The situation was becoming too strained for even the old soldier and he blurted out: "She's your mother, man."

In an instant they were clasped in each other's arms.

J. E. Strawn, sergeant major of the One Hundred and Thirtieth Illinois volunteers, is the man who has devoted much of his time for a year to tracing the mother, and he feels well repaid for all his efforts. He has lived in Chicago and its environs since 1863 and is now a resident of Wheaton, Ill

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