What Happened on July 27, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Mathias Point, VA - Rebel forces repel a Federal landing
  • Battle of St Augustine Springs, NM Terr
  • Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Union General George McClellan takes command from McDowell of Potomac Army

Union General George McClellan
Union General
George McClellan