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

Nov 02, 1861
By the fall of 1861, Springfield, Massachusetts had already sent one regiment to the war—the 10th Massachusetts. When the men left Springfield in July, there was still hope that the war would be short and glorious. In September, Governor Andrew called for a second regiment from the western part of the state.

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