Saturday, February 7.
We will meet at the Old Ship Church on Main Street at 9:30 AM. At 10:15, all military units will muster and march through the cemetery to the grave of Gen. Benjamin Lincoln for a ceremony and salutatory volley and then most likely the 22nd will lead the march to the grave of Gov. John Andrew, governor of Massachusetts during the civil war, where we will pay homage to his memory. We will then regroup and march back to the church for a ceremony and then
By Patrick Browne Courtesy of: http://historicaldigression.com Frederick Newman Knapp (1821-1889) When we think of heroism during the Civil War, we most often think of brave feats on the battlefield. Or perhaps even the work of doctors and nurses in field hospitals dealing with the immediate trauma of war. But what happens to the wounded man when he is sent homeward? Or the soldier suffering illness who is left behind when his regiment marches off? Or what of a thousand men i