Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Birthdays


1819 Abner Doubleday, Mjr Gen (Union)/inventor (baseball) [or 1/26]
1837 Martin Davis Hardin II, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1923
1837 Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Events


1862 Battle of Beaver Dam Creek-Union repulses Confederacy in Virginia
1862 Day 2 of 7 Days-Battle of Mechanicsville VA (Meadow Bridge)
1862 US Army of Virginia established under Gen John Pope

That's all for today

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