Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Wednesday, August 21, 2019.

Birthdays


1810 Thomas Jefferson McKean, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1821 William Barksdale, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863
1824 John Sanford Mason, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1847 Arthur T Verhaegen, Belgian worker's union leader

Events


1863 Raid at Lawrence KS by William Quantrill
1864 BBT Charleston, SC [->DEC 31]
1864 Battle at Globe Tavern, Virginia, ends after 2500 casualties
1864 Battle of Grubbs Crossroads, KY
1864 Gen-major Nathan B Forrests assault on Memphis, Tennessee
1864 Battle of Summit Point, VA

That's all for today

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