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


Dec 13, 2013

The Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission in conjunction with the Department of Veterans’ Services is pleased to make available matching grants to help preserve the Commonwealth’s Civil War history.  Funds have been approved for the state’s FY14 budget to incentivize the restoration of monuments, memorials, markers, and documents significant to the history of the Civil War.

This Week in the Civil War

Jul 22, 1864
On July 22, 1864, the 2nd Massachusetts Infantry found themselves a long way from home, as one of only a few Massachusetts regiments fighting in the Battle of Atlanta.