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

Mar 06, 1862
It is hardly a surprise that a many Union Army generals and Navy commanders came from Massachusetts; more surprising is the fact that several Confederate generals were also natives of the Bay State. Perhaps the most notorious, and certainly the most fascinating, is Albert Pike, who led a brigade of Native American soldiers in the Battle of Pea Ridge, Arkansas in March of 1862.


12/31/2015 (All day)
Due to the FY 15 state budget deficit of approximately $329M, the FY15 Grant Cycle for Civil War Memorials is suspended indefinitely.
03/10/2015 - 7:00pm
East Bridgewater Public Library
03/17/2015 - 7:00pm
Forbes House Museum