This Month We Remember G.A.R. Post
Dan Pratt No. 50
Galveston, Indiana (Cass County)
Organized: 1882. Disbanded: 1920.
The post was named for CPL Daniel Darwin Pratt (1813-1877), Co. H, 110th IN Inf. A resident of Cass County, CPL Pratt was a lawyer and Indiana politician. He was a member of the U.S. Senate from March 4, 1869, to March 3, 1875; while in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Forty-second and Forty-third Congresses). Pratt was appointed by President Ulysses S. Grant as Commissioner of Internal Revenue holding that office in 1875 and 1876. He died in Logansport in 1877; interment was in Mount Hope Cemetery.
July 14th, 2018
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