Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, October 9, 2020.


1813 John Jones Pettus, Confederate governor (D-Miss, 1859-63)
1819 Samuel McGowan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
1822 George Sykes, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1880


1863 Battle of Brady Station, VA (Culpeper Court House, Bristoe Station)
1864 Battle of Tom's Brook-Confederate cavalry that harassed Sheridan's campaign is wipped by Custer & Merrit's cavalry divisions
1865 1st US underground pipeline for carrying oil is laid in Pennsylvania

That's all for today

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