Saturday, July 1, 2017

Mort Kunstler's Civil War July Calendar-- Part 2: Daily Happenings

These are the daily notes for July.

July 1-3, 1863:  Battle of Gettysburg
July 4, 1863:  Vicksburg Surrenders, Independence Day
July 5, 1801:    Adm. David G. Farragut born 1801

July 9, 1863:  Port Hudson on Mississippi River surrenders
July 9, 1864:  The Battle of Monocacy
July 13, 1821:  Gen. Nathan B. Forrest born

July 13, 1861:  Union forces secure West Virginia
July 13, 1862:  The First Battle of Murfreesboro
July 14:  Bastille Day

--Old Secesh

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