What Happened on July 27, 1861

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

Union General George McClellan takes command from McDowell of Potomac Army

1861 Highlights

About July 27, 1861

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 161 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo