Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, July 19, 2019.

Birthdays


1817 Mary Ann Ball Bickerdyke, US, army nurse (union)
1823 George Henry Gordon, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1828 Roger Atkinson Pryor, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1919
1833 John Wesley Turner, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1899

Events


1525 Catholic German monarchy form Union of Dessau
1860 1st railroad reaches Kansas
1862 Forrest's 1st raid
1863 Battle of Buffington's Island (St George Creek), Ohio
1864 Battle of Winchester, VA (Stephenson's Depot) [->JUL 20]

That's all for today

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