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Loretta and Jim Dimond hold metal urns containing the ashes of Civil War veteran James Powers and his wife, Irena Powers, in Lake View Cemetery in Seattle.

Couple’s efforts secure forgotten Civil War veteran his due

Posted on January 20, 2017 at 9:00 am

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — It’s the kind of oversight that’s hard to imagine. Maybe the relatives of James and Irene Powers were just too busy to take care of the final arrangements for their loved ones, who died in 1921 and 1928, respectively. After all, the couple’s son,...
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