Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Saturday, February 27, 2021.


1823 William Buel Franklin, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
1823 Ferdinand Van Derveer, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1892
1827 Richard W Johnson, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897


1531 Evangelical German monarchy/towns form Schmalkaldische Union
1861 Russians shoot at Poles protesting Russian rule of Poland
1861 US Congress authorizes 1st stamped newspaper wrappers for mailing
1861 Warsaw Massacre: Russians fire on crowd demonstrating against Russia
1864 6th & last day of battle at Dalton, Georgia (about 600 casualties)
1864 Near Andersonville GA, rebels open a new POW camp "Camp Sumpter"
1865 Civil War skirmish near Sturgeon, Missouri

That's all for today

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