Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, February 20, 2020.

Birthdays


1809 Henry Walton Wessells, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1889
1820 Mahlon Dickerson Manson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1827 Edward Stuyvesant Bragg, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912
1838 James Barbour Terrill, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Events


1861 Steeple of Chichester Cathedral blown down during a storm
1861 Dept of Navy of Confederacy forms
1864 Civil War battle of Olustee, Florida
1865 M I T forms 1st US collegiate architectural school

That's all for today

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