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

Dec 08, 1861
On November 26, 1861, Gideon C. Hoxie, captain of the Eben Dodge, set sail from New Bedford, Massachusetts on a whaling voyage to the South Pacific. He did not get very far. On December 8, Hoxie’s ship became the first whaler since the War of 1812 to be captured at sea by an enemy vessel.


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.
12/22/2015 - 12:00pm