CDV of 1st Lt. George E. Priest

1st Lt. George E. Priest, (Co. H)

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To the Memory of
George Eaton Priest
1st Lieutenant 53rd Quartermaster
57th Massachusetts Infantry
A Faithful Officer in the War
Which Preserved the Union
And Destroyed Slavery.
His Companions in Arms
Of the Commandery
Of the State of Massachusetts
of the
Military Order of the Loyal Legion
Of the United States
Have Here Placed This Tablet
Lex Regit Arma Tuentur*
* "Arms are borne so the law may
rule," a motto attributed to Joshua
Lawrence Chamberlain.
Images provided by William Russo
Mr. Russo says Priest was originally buried in the Common Street Cemetery (Watertown, MA) next to his Father,
but moved to the Ridgelawn Cemetery on September 16, 1902, reason unknown.

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Prepared by Walter G. Blenderman;

Created 4/13/2006, Updated 8/10/2013

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