Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

Birthdays


1817 Henry Winter Davis, MC (Union), died in 1865
1828 Joseph Bradford Carr, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1831 Edward Payson Chapin, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1863

Events


1861 Skirmishes at Fredericktown/Kirkville, Missouri
1861 Pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy
1863 Chickamauga campaign GA
1863 Emancipation Proclamation signed
1864 Palace for People's industry official opens in Amsterdam
1864 Battle of Front Royal VA (Guard Hill)
1864 4th day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Virginia, Federal assault

That's all for today

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