Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, October 5, 2023.


1808 Thomas Algeo Rowley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1833 Cyrus Bussey, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1915
1836 George Washington Gordon, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1911


1862 Battle of Big Hatchie River, MS
1862 Federal fleet occupies Galveston, Texas
1863 Confederate sub David damages Union ship Ironsides
1864 Battle of Allatoona, 1/3 of Union troops die repulsing South

That's all for today

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