Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Saturday, May 30, 2020.

Birthdays


1812 John Alexander McClernand, Major General (Union volunteers)
1830 Edward Winslow Hinks, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1832 George Doherty Johnston, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Events


1862 Battle of Booneville MS - captured Gen Beauregard evacuates Corinth
1862 Battle of Front Royal, VA
1864 Battle of Bethesda Church VA
1864 Cavalry fight at Old Church (Totopotomoy Creek) Virginia
1868 Memorial Day 1st observed when 2 women in Columbus Mississippi placed flowers on both Confederate & Union graves

That's all for today

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