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Members of the Grand Army of the Republic in uniform

G.A.R. Uniform

(Courtesy of Carol & Mark Felone)

Almer Montague in G.A.R. Uniform. (See other items in the Felone Collection)

Jerome Bonaparte Hatch, 1st Lieutenant, Co. B, 1st Vermont Cavalry; photo courtesy of Peter Flood

(Courtesy of Peter Flood)

Jerome Bonaparte Hatch, 1st Lieutenant, Co. B, 1st Vermont Cavalry Regiment, moved from Cabot, Vermont, to Litchfield, Minnesota after the war, and became a charter member of the Frank Daggett Post #35, G.A.R., in Litchfield. He donated $20 to help construct the G.A.R. Memorial Hall in 1885. He also became the post commander for one year. (See a biographical sketch of Jerome, by Peter Flood, Jerome's great-grandson).

Hiram Randall Gale

(Courtesy of the late Colby Rucker)

Hiram Randall Gale, born November 8, 1846, Waterbury Vermont. Enlisted 46th Wisconsin Volunteer infantry. Commander in Chief, Grand Army of the Republic, 1945-1946. Died March 15, 1951, aged 104 years, 4 months.