Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, December 8, 2020.

Birthdays


1822 Luther Prentice Bradley, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1910
1828 Clinton Bowen Fisk, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1828 Robert Bullock, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

Events


1863 Jesuit church in Chile catches fire, 2,500 die in panic
1863 Abraham Lincoln announces plan for Reconstruction of South
1863 Pres Lincoln offers amnesty for confederate deserters
1863 2,500 reported killed at Church of La Compana, Santiago Chile
1864 Pope Pius IX publishes encyclical Quanta cura ("Syllabus errorum")

That's all for today

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