Man who escaped slavery and became Navy veteran honored with statue in Dedham park
South Boston remembers fallen soldiers with two saplings brought over from France Right now they’re just two small, unobtrusive saplings in Medal of Honor Park. But eventually two oak trees from the site of a World War I battle where 34 South Boston residents died will tower over the war memorial in the neighborhood’s park, dedicated to fallen soldiers.
Paul Revere’s grandsons, little-known casualties of the Civil WarAmong the 37,000 flags on Boston Common, signifying the sacrifices of soldiers from Massachusetts, are those of two siblings who left a comfortable life to fight for the Union and carry forward the legacy of their celebrated grandfather.
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