Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Wednesday, February 8, 2023.


1817 Richard Stoddert Ewell, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1872
1818 Austin Blair, Gov/MC (Union), died in 1894
1820 William Tecumseh Sherman, Major General (Union Army), died in 1891
1824 Barnard Elliot Bee, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1861


1861 Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Ala
1862 Battle of Roanoke Island NC, Federals gain control of Pamlico Sound
1865 1st black major in US army, Martin Robinson Delany

That's all for today

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