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 13, 1864
Virginia’s Winchester National Cemetery is the home to a monument honoring the 34th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The monument is notable because although dedicated to the whole regiment, it is dominated by a large bust of General George D. Wells. Wells, the regiment’s beloved first commander, was killed in action on October 13, 1864 in Cedar Creek, Virginia.


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.