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December 16, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Braxton Bragg is replaced by Joseph E. Johnston as commander of the Confederate Army of Tennessee

US Army Officer and Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston
US Army Officer and Confederate General
Joseph E. Johnston

Birthdays in History

  • George Santayana, Spanish philosopher/poet/humanist (Last Puritan)
  • Ralph Adams Cram, American gothic architect (Cathedral of St Joan NYC)
1863 in History