Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Remembering clash in Baltimore

The Civil War may have started at Fort Sumter, but the fighting and dying would begin on the streets of Baltimore. On April 19, 1861, the first 16 who would perish in that conflict fell along the city waterfront as a pro-Southern mob clashed with a regiment of Massachusetts volunteers answering Abraham Lincoln's call to defend the nation's capital. • Article

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