Brigadier General Samuel J. Dalton (1840–1906),
a son of Salem, shown here while serving as
The Adjutant General of Massachusetts.
He served in that capacity from 1883 to 1905).
402 pages; paperback; illustrated; indexed
Foreword by CSM Kim Emerling
Director of Veterans Services
City of Salem
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Salem Serves features:
• Over 500 images from the Nelson Dionne Salem
History Collection at Salem State University
• Essay on Salem during wartime (the “home front”)
• Descriptions of Salem Military Units and Veterans
• List of Veterans Squares, Memorials, and Monuments
• Self-guided trails: Salem Common and Downtown,
McIntire Historic District, North Salem, Waterfront and Derby
Street, Coastline Defense (Winter Island, Fort Pickering, Fort Lee,
• Proclamation of Salem’s federal designation as the
Birthplace of the U.S. National Guard by BG Leonid
Kondratiuk, Director, Massachusetts National Guard
Museum and Archives
“This book helps keep the remarkable story of Salem’s military and
patriotic history alive and enduring. Read it, reflect upon the stories,
and honor the memories and sacrifices of the men and women of
Salem who helped shape the community we so enjoy today. “
—Kim F. Emerling, CSM, U.S. Army,
Director of Veteran Services, City of Salem
News about our first book,
U. S. Coast Guard Air Station Salem, 1935-1970:
Salem News: 7 August 2015
Gloucester Times: 7 August 2015
Newburyport Daily News: 28 August 2015