Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Birthdays


1810 Cassius Marcellus Clay, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
1824 Rufus Saxton, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1908

Events


1863 Battle of Buckland Mills, VA
1864 Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, Union beats back Conf attackers
1864 Approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont
1864 US brig-gen Emory Upton (25) promoted to general-major

That's all for today

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