In December 1853, the 3rd Artillery left New York for the west coast. What happened in the next few weeks was one of the worst military disasters at sea.
Explore the contents and history surrounding a book of music bound for George Wetmore, owner of Chateau-sur-Mer in Newport.
Join us for a guest blog by Dr. Christopher Brellochs, expert on Gilded Age Music.
John Rogers, Civil War hero and music store owner. Read about his life and his music.