The Stoughton and Canton Historical Societes are joining together Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Canton Public Library for a lecture on the Civil War.
Author Stephen Puleo will take about on his recent book, The Caning: The Assault Which Drove America to Civil War. The attack on Senator Charles Sumner of Massachusetts is featured in the book. His desk is on display at Stoughton Historical Society, 6 Park St. Joe DeVito of the Stoughton Historical Society has been researching who owned the desk before Senator Sumner.
For more information on the talk go to Stoughton Patch.