Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, August 18, 2019.


1807 Charles Francis Adams, (Union), died in 1886
1813 Benjamin Alvord, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1884
1818 William Farquhar Barry, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1879


1862 General Lee's adjutant major Stuart captured
1862 Sioux Indians begin uprising in Minnesota (it is later crushed)
1864 6th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia: Confederate assault
1864 Petersburg Campaign-Battle of Weldon Railroad day 1 of 3 days

That's all for today

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