Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, July 2, 2020.


1830 John Bordenave Villepigue, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1836 Henry Eugene Davies, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1894


1861 Battle of Hoke's Run, WV - small Union victory
1862 Lincoln signs act granting land for state agricultural colleges
1863 Battle of Gettysburg (2nd day)
1863 R Morgan's: Burksville, KY to Salineville, OH [->JUL 26]
1864 Statuary Hall in US Capitol forms
1864 Gen Early & Confederate forces reach Winchester en route to Wash DC
1865 William Booth founds Salvation Army (Army of the Salvation)

That's all for today

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