Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Sunday, October 24, 2021.

Birthdays


1815 John Edwards, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1894

Events


1531 Bavaria joins Schmalkaldische Union
1861 1st transcontinental telegram sent ending Pony Express
1861 West Virginia seceded from Virginia
1861 1st US transcontinental telegram is sent (from SF to Wash DC)

That's all for today

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