Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

Birthdays


1806 Henry Knox Thatcher, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1880
1835 Edward Porter Alexander, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Events


1860 Garibaldi occupies Palermo Italy
1861 Union blockades New Orleans LA & Mobile AL
1861 Postmaster General Blair announces end of postal connection with South
1864 -30] Skirmish along the Totopotomoy Creek, Virginia
1864 Territory of Montana formed
1865 Battle of Galveston TX, surrender of Edmund Kirby Smith

That's all for today

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