Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, January 31, 2023.


1810 Daniel Ruggles, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1897
1812 John Randolph Tucker, Capt (Confederate Navy), died in 1883
1818 William Raine Peck, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1871


1861 State of Louisiana takes over US Mint at New Orleans
1863 1st black Civil War regiment, SC Volunteers, mustered into US army
1865 Congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America (121-24)
1865 Gen Robert E Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies

That's all for today

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