Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Wednesday, May 15, 2024.


1802 Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1888
1819 Thomas Leonidas Crittenden, Major General (Union volunteers)
1830 Laurence Simmons Baker, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1907


1862 Union Grounds, Brooklyn, 1st baseball enclosure, opens
1862 Gen Benjamin F Butler delegates "Woman Order" of NO to be his whores
1862 Department of Agriculture created
1862 Confederate cruiser The Alabama runs aground near London
1862 Battle of Drewry's Bluff (Ft Darling), Virginia
1862 -May 17] Battle of Princeton WV
1864 Battle of New Market, Virginia
1864 Skirmish at Marksville (Avoyelles) (Red River Campaign)

That's all for today

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