Season 4 of TLC’s genealogy documentary series ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’
premiered on Tuesday and Kelly Clarkson learned that she’s related to
a Civil War hero.
During the riveting segment, Kelly discovered that her three times great-grandfather, Isaiah Rose, was a soldier in the Union Army. Rose was held prisoner at the Andersonville POW camp in Georgia, and although he eventually escaped, he got shot on the way home by a Union soldier who mistook him for a Confederate.
Thankfully, Rose survived the attack and went on to become a state senator in Ohio.
The story was amazing and it really got Kelly emotional!
The episode took Kelly on a journey across Ohio and Georgia to trace her family history — and it wrapped up with a visit to Rose’s gravesite, where she was able to pay tribute to his memory.