Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, August 20, 2019.


1802 Cadwalader Ringgold, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1867
1811 Gilman Marston, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
1824 Absalom Baird, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1905


1861 Skirmish at Jonesboro MO
1864 8th/last day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Va (about 3900 casualties)
1865 Pres Johnson proclaims an end to "insurrection" in Tx

That's all for today

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