June 29, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Battle at Westminster, Maryland: Federal assault
  • Confederate General Robert Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Event of interestEvent of Interest

George Armstrong Custer, aged 23, appointed Union Brigadier General

  • Very 1st First National Bank opens in Davenport, Iowa

Birthdays in History

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