Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

Birthdays


1800 Benjamin Franklin Wade, MC (Union), died in 1878
1828 Jacob Dolson Cox, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1900
1829 Christopher Columbus Andres, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Events


1863 Dutch railway to Harlingen opens
1864 Confederate ship Albemarle torpedoed/sinks
1864 Battle of Fair Oaks, Va near Richmont
1864 Battle of Newtonia, MI
1864 Battle of Boydton Plank Road, VA (Burgess' Mill, Southside Railroad)
1864 Siege of Petersburg, VA

That's all for today

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