Today in History:

Today In History

A Day in the History of the Civil War

Today is Monday, December 6, 2021.

Birthdays


1809 Stephen Thomas, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1903
1816 Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
1831 Joshua Woodrow Sill, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862
1833 John Singleton Mosby, lawyer/Col (Confederate Army), died in 1916

Events


1862 Pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians
1864 Battle of Deveaux's Neck, SC
1865 13th Amendment is ratified, abolishing slavery

That's all for today

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