August 21, 1864 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Battle at Globe Tavern, Virginia, ends after 2500 casualties
  • Battle of Grubbs Crossroads, KY
  • Battle of Summit Point, VA
  • BBT Charleston, South Carolina [->DEC 31]
  • Major Gen Nathan B Forrests assault on Memphis, Tennessee

Deaths in History

  • John Calhoun Sanders, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 24