Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, October 20, 2019.

Birthdays


1819 Daniel Edgar Sickles, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1914
1820 Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)
1820 George Jerrison Stannard, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1822 Mansfield Lovell, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1884

Events


1862 Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname
1864 Lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday

That's all for today

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