Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Saturday, July 11, 2020.


1811 Joseph Lanman, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1874
1825 Edward Henry Hobson, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1901
1841 William Paul Roberts, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1910


1861 Battle of Rich Mountain, VA - Rosecrans forces rebels to surrender
1861 Battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels
1862 Lincoln appoints General Halleck general-in-chief
1863 Japanese battle cruiser shoots at Dutch warship Medusa, kills 4
1864 Battle of Fort Stevens, DC (Early's Raid, Tennallytown, MD)
1864 Confederate forces led by Gen J Early begin invasion of Wash DC

That's all for today

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