Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, July 16, 2020.


1823 James Isham Gilbert, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1829 Robert Brown Potter, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1887


1861 Battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought
1861 Manassas Campaign [->JUL 22]
1862 David G Farragut is 1st rear admiral in US Navy
1863 Utrecht-Swells railway opens

That's all for today

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