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

Apr 29, 1863
The first week of May 1863 brought General Robert E. Lee’s great victory, and General Joseph Hooker’s great defeat, at the Battle of Chancellorsville. Hooker had significant success leading troops in battle before and after Chancellorsville, but this defeat would become his legacy.