His regiment was known as the "Temperance Regiment". 13th Maine volunteers, since he allowed no drinking of alcohol by his men.
He is considered the father of Probation. Neal Dow's Life Long Goblet made by Gorham presented to him in 1856 and with. The proper Gorham period hallmarks. Goblet is 7.5 Tall & 145G. Brigadier General Neal Dow was a brigade commander in General Sherman's command, and his troops took part in the May 27th attack across Slaughter's Field on the Confederate center.
When Sherman was wounded and removed from the field, Dow was placed in command, but was himself wounded afterwards. As with the other Union efforts on May 27th, the attack across Slaughter's Field failed to breach the Confederate defenses. In late June, General Dow was taken prisoner by men from Colonel Logan's cavalry while he convalesced as an uninvited guest at a nearby plantation.
Eight months later he was exchanged for General W. Lee, son of Robert E. His regiment was known as the "Temperance Regiment", since he allowed no drinking of alcohol by his men. He was commissioned a brigadier general of volunteers on 28 April 1862, and placed in command of the forts at the mouth of the Mississippi, and later of the district of Florida. From there he was transferred to Camp Parapet, on the Mississippi River, six miles above New Orleans, and from there he was transferred to the command of General Banks, where he served at Port Hudson.
Neal Dow (March 20, 1804 - October 2, 1897) was an American Prohibition advocate, Civil war General and politician. Nicknamed the "Napoleon of Temperance" and the "Father of Prohibition" , Dow was born to a Quaker family in Portland, Maine.From a young age, he believed alcohol to be the cause of many of society's problems and wanted to ban it through legislation. In 1850, Dow was elected president of the Maine Temperance Union, and the next year he was elected mayor of Portland.
Then Dow was later elected to two terms to tne House of Representatives, but retired and joined the Union Army shortly after the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861, eventually attaining the rank of brigadier general. He was wounded at the siege of Port Hudson and later captured. After being exchanged for another officer in 1864, Dow resigned from the military and devoted himself once more to prohibition.
He spoke across the United States, Canada, and Great Britain in support of the cause. In 1880, Dow headed the Prohibition Party ticket for President of the United States. After losing the election, he continued to write and speak on behalf of the prohibition movement for the rest of his life until his death in Portland at the age of 93. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Coin Silver (. The seller is "heritage-collection" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.