wondering if this piece is of interest to anyone... it's a document award certificate given to a Edward B. Riley L. Co.5th Mass. Inf. US . from the spanish war in 1902. It was awarded to him for his service to the US military Commonwealth of Massachusettes. It tis signed by Sammual Dalton, and John L. Bates. one of which is the govenor. My freind currantly has it on ebay but I was just inquiering about it importants in history and the significant role he did play.if there is any infor mation you can give me I greatly appreciate it.
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