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A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, April 21, 2017.

Birthdays


1803 Levin Minn Powell, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885
1816 Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Confederate Army, died in 1874
1834 William Rufus Terrill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Events


1862 Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
1862 Ellen Price Wood's "East Lynne, premieres in Boston
1863 Declaration of Bah 'u'll h; Bah '¡ Feast of Ridv n (Jalƒl 13, 20)
1865 Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington

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