Wife of Union General Alexander Hays
Annie Hays suffered the long separations from her husband that all wives of Civil War generals endured. However, letters from the front inspired these women to continue raising children, caring for homes, running farms, and operating businesses. Unfortunately, Annie's husband never made it home. He was killed at the Battle of the Wilderness on May 6, 1864.
Image: Into the Wilderness by Keith Rocco
Annie Adams Farrelly was born March 15, 1826 in Pittsburgh, …Read More...