Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

Birthdays


1808 James Bowen, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1886
1809 George Washington Cullom, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1892
1815 Robert Hall Chilton, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1833 Clement Anselm Evans, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1911

Events


1862 Congress forms US Bureau of Engraving & Printing
1862 Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by Pres Abraham Lincoln
1863 Congress creates national banking system, comptroller of currency

That's all for today

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