Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, November 17, 2020.


1794 John Barrien Montgomery, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1873
1814 Joseph Finegan, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1885
1826 John McArthur, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1906
1834 Stephen Hinsdale Weed, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863


1862 Confederate Sec of War George B Randolph resigns
1863 -Dec 4th) Battle of Knoxville, TN
1863 Lincoln begins 1st draft of his Gettysburg Address

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