Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Friday, July 17, 2020.


1861 Manassas, VA Gen Beauregard requests reinforcements for his 22,000 men, Gen Johnston is ordered to Manassas
1861 Congress authorizes paper money
1862 R John Hunt Morgan:Cynthiana, KY CS24 US17 Skirmish at Columbia, TN
1862 United army officially divides corps
1862 Naval Engagement at Pascagoula River MS: USS Potomac Expedition
1862 US army authorized to accept blacks as laborers
1863 Battle of Honey Springs - largest battle in Indian Territory
1864 CSA President Davis replaces Gen Joe Johnston with John Bell Hood

That's all for today

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