Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, May 22, 2020.


1804 John William (Turk) Livingston, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1885
1821 Alfred Sully, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1879


1863 General Grant begins siege on Vicksburg
1863 War Dept establishes Bureau of Colored Troops
1864 Battle of N Anna River, VA (Totopotamy River, Haw's Shop, Hanovertown)

That's all for today

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