Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, January 19, 2020.

Birthdays


1816 Henry Gray, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1820 John Haskell King, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888
1830 George Blake Cosby, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1909

Events


1861 MS troops take Ft Massachusetts an Ship Island
1861 Georgia becomes 5th state to secede
1862 Battle of Mill Springs, KY (Fishing Creek, Logan's Crossroads)
1863 General Mieroslawski appointed dictator of Poland
1865 NV Suriname Bank established
1865 Union occupies Fort Anderson, NC

That's all for today

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