Civil War Mass. Minuteman Medal to
Signal Corps Veteran
Excellent with a minor edge knock an named to
Israel A. Trask, Private, Co. D, 8th Mass. Inf.
Trask was from Swampscott, MA, a 24 year-old Bootmaker,
who enlisted on 4/15/1861. On 3/28/1864 he mustered into US Army Signal Corps and was was discharged for disability on 7/24/1865 and was a member of GAR Post # 5 (General Frederick West Lander) in Lynn, MA. He died 12/8/1922.