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


Aug 14, 2015

September Massachusetts Sesquicentennial Commission of the Civil War meeting has been cancelled along with meeting in November. However, the October and December meetings will still take place.

This Week in the Civil War

Oct 15, 1861
Winslow Homer, considered by many to be the greatest 19th Century American painter, is best known for his paintings of rural life and landscapes, especially those of the sea. However, before he created these iconic scenes, he worked as a “special artist” for Harper’s Weekly, capturing the experiences of soldiers during the Civil War.