Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Monday, August 3, 2020.

Birthdays


1816 John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897
1820 William Miller, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1909
1823 Thomas Francis Meagher, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1867
1824 William Burnham Woods, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Events


1860 American Canoe Association founded at Lake George NY
1861 Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas
1863 Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens
1863 Governor Seymour asks Lincoln to suspend draft in NY
1864 Battle of Mobile AL

That's all for today

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