Legacy of the 54th Remembering the Regiment

Item contributed by National Parks of Boston

This photograph from a Boston Globe May 31, 1934 article depicts William Jackson (center), one of the last three remaining members of the Robert A. Bell Post, 134, G.A.R.. In 1934, William Jackson participated in the Memorial Day exercises at the Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54th Regiment Memorial. Behind Jackson stands a ceremonial wreath from the Robert A. Bell Post.

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"Only One of Bell Post Is Able To Join Shaw Memorial Rites," Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts), May 31, 1934.

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