“He was discharged in February of 1864. After the war, he started a successful insurance business in Lawrence and it lasted well into the 20th century,” he said.
“Years later when they were installing monuments in Gettysburg for all the units that fought there, he was the guy that was instrumental in getting them in the right places for the 9th Massachusetts battery’s different positions. He was elected president of the Association of 9th Mass Battery Volunteers,” he said.
Civil War Weekend is event is hosted by the Lawrence Civil War Memorial Guard, in partnership with the City of Lawrence, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Merrimack Valley businesses. This event is free to the public.