Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, February 28, 2020.

Birthdays


1817 James Craig, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1888
1822 Matthew Duncan Ector, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1879
1824 John Creed Moore, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1910
1825 Quincy Adams Gillmore, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1888

Events


1861 Territories of Nevada & Colorado created
1862 Opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris
1863 Confederate raider "Nashville" sinks near Fort McAllister Georgia
1864 -Mar 3rd] Skirmish at Albemarle County Virginia (Burton's Ford)
1864 -Mar 4th) Raid at Kilpatrick's Richmond

That's all for today

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