Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Monday, July 13, 2020.


1861 Battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford) - Union army takes total control of western Virginia CS20 US53
1862 Battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150
1863 Rebellion at Morgan's, Ohio [->JUL 26]
1863 Battle of Bayou La Fourche, LA
1863 Battle of Tupelo, MS (Harrisburg) [->JUL 15] US648 CS700
1863 Anti-draft mobs lynch blacks in NYC; about 1,000 die
1864 Early retreats from Washington City back to Shenandoah Valley
1865 P T Barnum's museum burns down
1865 Horace Greeley advises his readers to "Go west young man"

That's all for today

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