Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

Birthdays


1805 Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough, Rear Admiral (Union Navy)
1817 Walter Page Lane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892
1817 Lewis Addison Armistead, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1829 Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1833 James Deshler, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Events


1861 Confederate President Jefferson Davis inaugurated at Montgomery Ala
1861 King Victor Emmanuel II of Sardinia becomes 1st king of Italy
1865 Union troops force Confederates to abandon Ft Anderson, NC
1865 Evacuation of Charleston, SC; Sherman's troops burn city
1865 Battle of Ft Moultrie, SC occupied by Federals

That's all for today

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