Chatham in the Military

As our nation emerged into the United States, wars shaped not only the boundaries of territories but the spirit and culture of who we are today.   Chatham, like many small early colonial towns in our country, lost many men who fought for freedom and justice through time.  This exhibit focuses on some of our local heroes, their uniforms and military gear from various wars including the Revolutionary War, Civil War and World War I.


Revolutionary War

Civil War


United States Coast Guard

World War I