Lowell’s Benjamin F. Butler, MC executing a DC “downhill”
January 22, 2014 by Marie Posted in History, Politics Leave a Comment
Interesting Tweet from the U.S. House of Representatives document collection – of course there’s a Lowell connection. I guess that Member of Congress and former Civil War General – never a favorite with cartoonist and illustrators – didn’t need a box – he seems to be wearing skates!
U.S. House HistoryVerified account
@USHouseHistory Jan 21 #SnowDay! Rep Ben Butler of MA and Pages sledding at the @USCapitol in the 1860s. pic.twitter.com/yA96BXAuSW