Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Wednesday, October 13, 2021.

Birthdays


1808 Henry Haywood Bell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1868
1810 James Shedden Palmer, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1867
1826 Lafayette Curry Baker, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1868

Events


1860 1st aerial photo taken in US (from a balloon), Boston
1862 Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech
1863 Skirmish at Blountsville, Tennessee (50 casualties)
1864 Battle of Harpers Ferry, WV (Mosby's Raid)
1864 Battle of Dalton, GA - surrendered
1864 Maryland voters adopt new constitution, including abolition of slavery
1864 Battle at Darbytown Road Virginia (337 casualties)

That's all for today

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