Historic display on Framingham Centre Common

Abraham Lincoln reenactor Howard Wright of Canton, Conn. reviews his Union Army troops during the Civil War encampment on Framingham Centre CommonBy Matt Tota/Daily News correspondent
Posted May 06, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

(Editor’s note: Daily News correspondent Matt Tota was invited to participate in the Civil War Encampment in Framingham. The following  is his take on what the day was like.)

I was an artifact with a pulse. I was a walking painting, a talking sculpture. I was, above all else, a Confederate soldier, entrenched yesterday with the 12th Georgia Infantry, killing time listening to songs and stories near a crackling fire.

And, I’ll admit, I was a bit embarrassed at first. Read more >>