KWartime Collectables Military Antiques
Andrew H. & Gale V. Lipps
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Updated 11/8/2021

Massachusetts Minute man Medal, 3rd Riflemen
Excellent condition medal as awarded by the state of Mass. to veterans who answered Lincoln's First Call for volunteers in April 1861.
Edson Fairbanks, from Holden, Mass. enlisted from Rutland at age 26 on 4/19/1861 as a Private in "B" Co. MA 3rd Rifles. He was Mustered Out on 8/3/1861. On 9/30/1862 he mustered into "B" Co. MA 51st Infantry.  He was promoted to Cpl. On 2/7/1863. Cpl. Fairbanks mustered out on 7/27/1863. After the war he was a member of GAR Post # 10 (George H. Ward) in Worcester, MA and died 3/11/1918.
$225.00  SOLD