Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, November 13, 2020.


1804 Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1809 John AB Dahlgren, US Union lt adm/inventor (Civil war Dahlgren-cannon)
1813 John Wolcott Phelps, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1885
1814 Joseph Hooker, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879


1862 Battle of Holly Spring, MS
1865 1st US gold certificates issued
1865 PT Barnum's New American museum opens in Bridgeport
1865 US issues 1st gold certificates

That's all for today

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