Current Issue: May 2020
For Melanie and Robby Martinho, there really is no place like home. And home is in Tulare, surrounded by longtime friends and a large extended family.
During the four-year-long American Civil War, some 2.1 million men served as soldiers with the Union forces. Much has been written about these fighters, but many do not realize that women also worked on the front line, volunteering for important roles such as spies and nurses. When the bloody conflict ended in 1865, the men and women returned home, proud to have served and grateful to have survived the United States’ deadliest war.