Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, October 18, 2019.

Birthdays


1806 John Breckinridge Grayson, Brig Genl (Confederate Army), died in 1861
1811 Hugh Thompson Reid, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1874
1818 Edward Otho Cresap Ord, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883
1829 Charles Sidney Winder, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1829 Lucius Marshall Walker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1863

Events


1862 Morgan's raiders capture federal garrison at Lexington, KY
1863 Battle of Charlestown, WV

That's all for today

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