Boston Area Early American History Seminar
March 7, 2017, Tuesday, 5:15 PM
Katherine Grandjean, Wellesley College
A History of Violence: The Harpe Murders and the Legacies of the American Revolution
Comment: Eliga Gould, University of New Hampshire
The dedication of the CCNMP was a two day, $20,000 program. The dedication remained "under the direction of the Secretary of War, who is hereby authorized to fix upon and determine the arrangements, ceremonies, and exercises connected with the dedication;" to request the participation of the President, Congress, the Supreme Court, the heads of executive departments, the General of the Army, the Admiral of the Navy, governors of States and their staffs, and the survivors of the several armies there engaged" for the ceremony.