Michigan Woman was First to Die in Foreign War

May 25, 2012

Located about an hour and a half northwest of Detroit, Byron is a small town with a one block business district. But in terms of its veterans, Byron has a big claim to fame. Ellen May Tower was the first American woman to die in a foreign war. WDET's Laura Herberg has the story.

Ellen May

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