Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Saturday, August 17, 2019.

Birthdays


1819 James Henry Van Alen, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1886

Events


1862 Confederate troops under Kirby Smith enter Kentucky
1863 Skirmish at Calfkiller Creek (Sparta), Tennessee
1863 Federal batteries & ships attacked Fort Sumter in SC

That's all for today

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