Legal Definitions

Massachusetts Definition of a Veteran
MA Chapter 115, General Laws as Amended. Medal is needed.
War / Conflict
Veteran Status Requirements
Civil War
April 19, 1861 - September 1, 1865
Indian Wars
Prior to January 1, 1898
Spanish American War
February 15, 1898 - July 4, 1902
Mexican War
June 13, 1916 - February 3, 1917

WW1 to Present