Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Thursday, June 8, 2023.


1806 Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1878
1813 David Dixon Porter, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1891
1821 John Dunlap Stevenson, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1897
1824 William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1901


1861 People of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union
1861 US Sanitary Commission is given executive approval
1862 Valley Campaign-Battle of Cross Keys, Virginia

That's all for today

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