CGSM to James Smith, 55th Megantic Infantry
CANADA GENERAL SERVICE MEDAL, 1866-1870, single clasp, Fenian Raid 1870 (Pte. J. Smith 55th Bn.); officially impressed. Lightly toned, a few light marks and hairlines, good very fine. Private James Smith served with the 55th Battalion Megantic Infantry against the Fenian Raids of 1870. This seemingly common name is, surprisingly, unique for this battalion. Sold with copy of original roll mention, confirming this award.