Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Tuesday, November 19, 2019.

Birthdays


1810 August Willich, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878
1811 John Ancrum Winslow, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1873
1827 Isaac Munroe St John, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1880
1835 Fitzhugh Lee, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1905

Events


1861 Julia Ward Howe committed "Battle Hymn of the Republic" to paper
1863 Lincoln delivers his address in Gettysburg; "4 score & 7 years..."

That's all for today

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