Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, September 22, 2019.

Birthdays


1796 Ret Cornelius Kinchiloe Stribling, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880
1827 John Grubb Parke, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1829 William Worth Belknap, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 Stephen Dill Lee, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1908

Events


1861 Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians
1862 President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1
1864 Sheridan sets up camp in Harrisonburg VA
1864 Battle of Fisher's Hill VA-Gen Early Retreats to Brown's Gap

That's all for today

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