Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, May 24, 2020.

Birthdays


1811 Charles Clark, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1877
1816 Robert Seaman Granger, (Union Army Bvt Major general, died in 1894)

Events


1861 Maj Gen Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"
1861 Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time
1862 Westminster Bridge across Thames opens

That's all for today

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