Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Two Men Of Massachusetts First Heavy Artillery.

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Burlingame, George Gilbert, 18; shoemaker; Oct. 31, '63; Southboro; wd. Mar. 25, '65; m. o. Aug. 16, '65; b. Jan. 1, '48, Hopkinton.

In the repulse of June 18, '64, was left on the field till after dark, when he crawled back to safety; capt. June 22, '64, and escaped same day; has carried the same gun and accoutrements, also has worn the same old army cap in every National Encampment, save seven; since the war a dealer in real estate; past commander Brooklyn Post, Cleveland; has been member of city council, and chief  of fire dept.; at G. A. R. fair, '89, received gold-headed cane as the most popular man in town. Res., 1916, 3623 Archwood Ave.  (Brooklyn), Cleveland, Ohio.

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Croak, William A. (sergt.), 24; carpenter; Boston; Mar. 19, '62; re. Mar. 21, '64; prom. Sept., '64, first lieut. 1st battalion, H. A.; m. o. June 28, '65; b. June 11, '37, Randolph; house carpenter, janitor and rural mail carrier; 40 years Adjt. Post 110, G. A. R. ; 36 years in fire dept.; 28 years on board of engineers and clerk of the same; 31 years collector. Royal Arcanum. Res., 1916, Randolph.

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