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GOLD PRESENTATION BADGE ~ COMMANDER CLERKE BOSTON MASS DAHLGREN POST NO.2
Item #: CWB12295
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PRESENTED TO COMDR. CHARLES S. CLERKE BY DAHLGREN POST NO.2 G.A.R. SO. BOSTON JAN 1ST 1896

BEAUTIFUL WATCH FOB STYLE PRESENTATION PIECE ~ QUALITY ~ 23.7 GRAMS


Charles H. Clerke
Residence Sandwich MA; an 18 year-old Glass Maker.
Enlisted on 7/13/1864 as a Private. On 7/23/1864 he mustered into "A" Co. MA 5th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 11/16/1864 at Readville, MA
During the latter part of July, 1864, the 5th Regt. was again mustered into the service, this time for one hundred days, and was sent to Baltimore, Md., where it did guard duty at Fort McHenry, Fort Marshall, Federal Hill, and other places. Companies and detachments were stationed at various points in eastern Maryland where they were needed, especially during the autumn elections. On November 7 the regiment returned to Boston, and was mustered out at Readville, Mass., November 16.

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