Grand Army of the Republic

Old soldiers from the Civil War and veterans of the Indian wars established a post of the Grand Army of the Republic in Cooperstown in the 1880's.


Officers of the post listed in 1888 were:

George N. Stork

A. Haskell

E.C. Butler

O.D. Purinton

J.A. Lawrence

John Lloyd

B.B. Brown

Charles Stermer

J.T. Haskell



Other veterans in the area included Mathew Davidson, C.C. Platt, Dubois Newell and S.K. Norgard to name a few. 

E.C. Butler died in 1929, last of the Civil War veterans in this area.

Source: Cooperstown, North Dakota 1882-1982 Centennial Page 174

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