Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

Birthdays


1824 Henry Beebee Carrington, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1912
1828 Jefferson Columbus Davis, Bvt Mjr General (Union Army), died in 1879
1829 Carl Schurz, Major General (Union volunteers)journalist

Events


1861 Government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington
1861 US creates Dakota & Nevada Territories out of the Nebraska & Utah ter
1863 Congress authorizes track width of 4'8«" for Union Pacific RR
1865 British newspaper "Morning Chronicle" begins publishing
1865 Freedman's Bureau founded for Black Education, 1865
1865 Gen Early's army is defeated at Waynesborough

That's all for today

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