Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

Birthdays


1823 John Gray Foster, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1836 Edwin Gray Lee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1870
1837 Robert Frederick Hoke, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1912

Events


1862 Battle of Hanover Court House, VA (Slash Church, Peake's Station)
1863 Siege of Port Hudson LA
1863 CSS Chattahoochie explodes on Chattahoochie River GA, 18 die
1864 Skirmish at Salem Church (Haw's Shop), Virginia

That's all for today

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