Baltimore, Maryland

A Pro-Confederate Riot Near The Jones Falls Bridge In Baltimore, Maryland Causes The First Loss Of Life In The U.S. Civil War

On April 19, 1861, Confederate sympathizers, in Baltimore, Maryland, launched an attack on the 8th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment while the troops were changing trains. A week after the attack on Fort Sumter, this attack by “Pro-Confederate Rioters” resulted in the first loss of life during the United States Civil War.

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