What Happened on June 29, 1863

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Westminster Maryland: Federal assault

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Armstrong Custer, aged 23 appointed Union Brigadier General

  • Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Very 1st First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa

Famous Birthdays

  • James Harvey Robinson, Ill, historian (Ordeal of Civilization)