Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, October 15, 2020.


1816 Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863
1818 Irvin McDowell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1832 Henry Harrison Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1912
1833 Klaas Kater, Dutch Christian Worker's Union Leader
1836 Thomas Lafayette Rosser, Mjr General (Confederate Army), died in 1910


1860 11-year-old Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard
1863 Cliff House opens in SF (1st of many on site)
1864 Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri

That's all for today

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