Monday, 19 April 2010

Baltimore Riot of 1861

Today this event which is sometimes considered the first bloodshed of the Civil War took place. Wiki here

1 comment:

  1. Don't mess with Massachusetts! The story of Ben Butler's force arriving in Annapolis a short time after the Baltimore Riot,repairing the torn up Rail Road to relieve Washington and saving the USS Constitution from the Confederates makes a stirring tale.