QueensLine: Flushing Civil War had WWII insights

When Flushing’s last Civil War veteran, Ringold Carman, turned 100 in October 1943, the Star Journal interviewed him.

Their discussion ranged from the Civil War to World War II, the conflict that, at the time of the interview, engulfed the world. As to the latter war, the paper said he “peered in the future with a vision born of 100 years as a soldier and patriot and predicted Germany’s defeat.”

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