Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, October 1, 2020.


1830 Jeremiah Cutler Sullivan, Brig Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1831 Claudius Charles Wilson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1834 Francis Marion Cockrell, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1915
1835 William Hicks "Red" Jackson, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1835 Robert Houston Anderson, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1888


1863 Dutch Breda-Tilburg railway opens
1863 5 Russian warships welcomed in NYC
1864 Cyclone strikes Calcutta: 70,000 killed
1864 John S Staples is paid $500 as a substitute for President Lincoln

That's all for today

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