Salem in the Civil War explores some of the contributions made by the city and her citizens, including Arthur F. Devereux’s fateful counter attack at the Battle of Gettysburg, the Salem Zouaves, Luis Emilio’s command the famous 54th Massachusetts Regiment, and civilian support of the troops.
Additional Online Resources 1. Col. Devereux’s report on the actions of the 19th Regiment at Gettysburg.
2. “History of the 19th Regiment Massachusetts Regiment 1861-1865” 3. Salem Zouaves Reenactment Organization
4. “A Brave Black Regiment” by Capt. Luis F. Emilio Exhibit Sponsors and Contributors Display Sponsor: Advanced Imaging, Inc Wilmington, MA Text Content: David Goss; Ken Harris Visual Content: Great Island Design; Salem Maritime / U.S. National Park Service; Paul Kenworthy; Mary-Ellen Smiley