The Bloody Flux of 1775, Looking at the Little Picture
The summer of 1775 was a sad time in many Massachusetts towns when they experienced an epidemic of dysentery known as the Bloody Flux. As historians, we spend a lot of time looking at the big picture of how we got from Lexington to Yorktown. This will look at the little one and how it would have effected communities.
Judy Cataldo (colonialspinningbee.blogspot.com) is a lover of historical events both great and small. Judy is an independent researcher, spinner and long time volunteer interpreter.