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Certificate of gratitude to Patrick S. Gilmore, band, 24th Reg't Inf'y, for service in the Civil War, given by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, at Boston, April 19, 1870

Alternate title:Certificate of gratitude to Patrick S. Gilmore, Band, 24th Reg't Inf'y, for service in the Civil War. Given by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, at Boston, April 19, 1870. Mounted in mat
Summary:In recognition of Patrick Gilmore's service to the Union army, the state of Massachusetts presented him with this award. The text reads: Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Patrick S. Gilmore, Band 24th Reg't Inf'y. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts honoring the failthful services of her Sons who formed a part of the land and sea forces of the United States employed in suppressing Rebellion and maintaining the integrity of the Nation has by a resolve of the General Court of 1869 directed the undersigned to present you this Testimonial of the people's gratitude for your patriotism. Given at Boston this nineteenth day of April in the year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and seventy. By the Governer. [Signed] J.W.A. Cunningham, Adj. Gen'l. and William Claflin, Governor"
Provider:Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Boston
Temporal subject: 1861-1870
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects: American Bandmaster's Association
Gilmore, P. S. (Patrick Sarsfield), 1829-1892
Claflin, William, 1818-1905
ArchivesUM location:Patrick Gilmore Collection
  • series 1
  • box 3
  • folder 4
Repository:Special Collections in Performing Arts
Browse terms:Performing Arts, Music
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:Digital Collections
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