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GOLD PRESENTATION BADGE ~ BOSTON MASS DAHLGREN POST NO.2
Item #: CWB12293
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PRESENTED TO BENJAMIN F. DROWN BY DAHLGREN POST NO.2 G.A.R. 1894

LOOKS EVEN BETTER IN HAND ~ 50.8 GRAMS

Benjamin F. Drown
Residence Warren RI; Enlisted on 11/4/1861 at Warren, RI as a Corporal. On 12/16/1861 he mustered into "C" Co. RI 5th Heavy Artillery

He was Mustered Out on 12/23/1864
He was listed as: * Detached 6/15/1862 Div Q.M. Dept (Estimated day) * Wounded 12/16/1862 Whitehall, NC (Severe wound in right shoulder) * Detached 4/15/1863 General Hospital (Estimated day) * Sick furlough 5/18/1863 (place not stated) * Returned 11/14/1863 (place not stated) * Detached 3/15/1864 (place not stated) (Estimated day) * Returned 6/15/1864 (place not stated) (Estimated day) Promotions: * 2nd Lieut 4/15/1864 (Estimated day) Other Information: born in Warren, RI Member of GAR Post # 2 (Dahlgren) in South Boston, MA


Dahlgren Post 2, G. A. R. — This veteran organization, one of the oldest in the country, was started in 1880. Since then it has done much good among its members, affording relief to those in need and promoting a more than fraternal spirit within its ranks. Semi-monthly meetings are held, frequent have been the campfires, entertainments and parties and the post has turned out annually, on Memorial Day) - , and deco-rated the graves of their comrades buried in the various cemeteries of Boston. On great occasions, also, such as dedications of monuments, the post has turned out large numbers.
The commanders of the post have been as follows: George A. Thayer - 1882; George C. Joslin 1883; Col. J.Payson Bradley 1884; Arthur Neilson .88^5; Charles H. Whiting 1886; George II. Innis 1887; William F. Gierke 1888; Robert H. Henderson 1889; Benjamin F. Drown 1 S90 ; J. Frank Foster 1891 ; Herbert Appleton 1892; Henry S. Treadwell 1893; Asa D. Smith 1S94; Charles S. Clerke 1895; George W. Sanborn 1896; Richard R. Walsh 1 S97 ; Fredolin Kramer 1898; William K. Sawyer 1899; Francis Z. Jenks 1900; Frank Wilkinson 1901.”

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