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 03, 1862
On March 3, 1862, fifty-three well-educated young men and women set off from Boston, traveling to the Sea Islands off the coast of South Carolina. Under the auspices of the Boston Education Commission, they came to assist newly freed slaves transition to a life of freedom, in what became known as the “Port Royal Experiment.”


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