Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, October 16, 2020.


1806 William Pitt Fessenden, Secy Treas (Union), died in 1869
1816 William Preston, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1887
1825 Thomas Turpin Crittenden, Brig Genl (Union volunteers), died in 1905
1832 George Crockett Strong, Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1863


1861 Confederacy starts selling postage stamps
1863 Grant is given command of Union forces in West

That's all for today

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