Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, February 23, 2020.

Birthdays


1818 Jeremy F Gilmer, Maj Gen/Chief Engineer Confederate War Dept
1824 Lewis Cass Hunt, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1838 Gilbert Moxley Sorrel, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1901

Events


1861 Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns
1861 By popular referendum, Texas becomes 7th state to secede from US
1861 Pres-elect Lincoln arrives secretly in Wash DC to take office

That's all for today

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