"April 19, 1861: Pratt Street" | WYPR

"April 19, 1861: Pratt Street"

Apr 19, 2018

Pratt Street Riot, Baltimore, April 19, 1861.

In 1907, Ernest Wardwell wrote his account of the Pratt Street Riot, and how he , though not yet 16 years old, joined the ranks of the 6th Massachusetts Volunteer Militia and went off to war.