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Bodies of 6th Massachusetts soldiers killed in Baltimore return to Boston

Bodies of fallen Sixth Massachusetts infantrymen killed in Baltimore returned to Boston, May 1, 1861, detail
05/01/1861
The bodies of three men of the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment killed in the the rioting in Baltimore two weeks before returned to Boston.  Governor Andrew and the state adjudant-general met the caskets at the railway station and led a military parade to the King's Chapel on the corner of School Avenue and Tremont Street.  There the remains were placed in the crypt where family members officially identified the bodies the next day.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Frank Moore, ed., The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc. (New York: G.P.Putnam, 1861), I: 53.
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