Attack on the batteries at Bull Run by three companies of the First Massachusetts Regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Welles, commanding.

This Week in the Civil War

Jan 31, 1862
During the 1850s and into the Civil War years, the intellectual community in Massachusetts became very active in pushing for the abolition of slavery, lobbying Lincoln and congressional leaders, and using their talents to educate the general public. Concord’s Ralph Waldo Emerson, the widely influential essayist and poet, had avoided any activism in his early years, even though he opposed slavery.


02/06/2015 (All day)
Due to the FY 15 state budget deficit of approximately $329M, the FY15 Grant Cycle for Civil War Memorials is suspended indefinitely.
02/10/2015 - 7:00pm
East Bridgewater Public Library