Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Birthdays


1816 James Gallant Spears, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1869
1821 Joshua Thomas Owen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1887
1829 Robert Emmet Rodes, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1864

Events


1860 Dion Boucicault's "Colleen Bawn," premieres in NYC
1864 Union General Steeles troops reach Arkadelphia Arkansas
1864 Great Britain gives Isotope Islands back to Greece
1865 Battle of Quaker Road, VA
1865 -Apr 9th], Appomattox campaign, VA , 7582 killed

That's all for today

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