Historic Milk Row Cemetery.

The Talk will be followed by a short ceremony at the 1863 Civil War Monument at Milk Row Cemetery, 400 Somerville Avenue at 4 p.m.

Struggles Unceasing: 1864-1865  The POW Experience of the Somerville Guard

A talk by Dr. Daniel Breen Monday, November 11, 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road. Professor Daniel Breen continues his exploration of the activities of  the Somerville Guard Volunteers in this second of a four part series to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. The Talk will be followed by a short ceremony at the 1863 Civil War Monument at Milk Row Cemetery, 400 Somerville Avenue  at 4 p.m.

Dr. Daniel Breen is Professor of History at Newbury College. He also teaches Legal Studies at Brandeis University. After receiving a Bachelors Degree in History at the University of Wisconsin, he returned to his native Georgia, where he received a law degree from the University of Georgia. He was awarded a Ph.D. in History from Boston College in 2003. His current area of research is Federalist party politics in Massachusetts during the Jefferson Administration

Struggles Unceasing: 1864-65
The POW Experience of the Somerville Guard
Monday, November 11/Veteran’s Day; 2 – 3 p.m,
Somerville Museum, One Westwood Road
$8 general admission; free to Historic Somerville members

Ceremony at the 1863 Civil War Monument at Milk Row Cemetery, 400 Somerville Avenue (next to Demoulas Market Basket) at 4 p.m. is free and open to the public.

 

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