Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Wednesday, April 24, 2024.


1804 Thomas Oliver Selfridge, Comm (Union Navy)
1807 Charles Ferguson Smith, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1815 James Edward Harrison, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1875
1822 Erastus Barnard Tyler, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
1828 Robert Brank Vance, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1899
1829 George Peabody Estey, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1881


1863 Skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, Mississippi (Grierson's Raid)
1865 Fire alarm & police telegraph system put into operation (SF)

That's all for today

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