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American Civil War in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

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  • 1820-03-13 Louis Hébert, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and civil engineer, born in Iberville Parish, Louisiana (d. 1901)
  • 1820-03-17 Patrick Edward Connor, Irish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in County Kerry, Republic of Ireland (d. 1891)
  • 1820-04-04 Charles Devens Jr, American lawyer, jurist, statesman and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Charlestown, Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1891)
  • 1820-04-14 Harry T. Hays, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Wilson County, Tennessee (d. 1876)
  • 1820-04-15 Evander McNair, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Laurel Hill, North Carolina (d. 1902)
  • 1820-06-24 Henry R. Jackson, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Athens, Georgia (d. 1898)
  • 1820-07-10 Andrew Porter, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)
  • 1820-07-26 John Marshall Jones, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1864)
  • 1820-07-27 John Franklin Farnsworth, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Eaton, Canada (d. 1897)
  • 1820-08-03 William Miller, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1909)
  • 1820-09-17 Earl Van Dorn, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Claiborne County, Mississippi (d. 1863)
  • 1820-09-20 George Washington Morgan, American lawyer, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Washington County, Pennsylvania (d. 1893)
  • 1820-09-20 John Fulton Reynolds, American Major General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (d. 1863)
  • 1820-09-21 Williams Carter Wickham, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Richmond, Virginia (d. 1888)
  • 1820-09-23 Thomas Kilby Smith, American lawyer, diplomat and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1887)
  • 1820-10-11 Alfred Washington Ellet, American civil engineer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania (d. 1895)
  • 1820-10-20 Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1820-10-20 George Jerrison Stannard, American farmer, teacher, governmental official and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Georgia, Vermont (d. 1886)
  • 1820-10-23 James Monroe Goggin, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1889)
  • 1820-11-04 Robert Vinkler Richardson, American Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Granville County, North Carolina (d. 1870)
  • 1820-11-28 Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Enfield, North Carolina (d. 1862)
  • 1820-12-17 Frederick Tracy Dent, American General (Union Army), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1892)
  • 1820-12-26 Gustavus Adolphus Smith, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania(d. 1885)
  • 1821-01-04 John James Peck, American Major General (Union Army), born in Manlius, New York (d. 1878)
  • 1821-01-29 Isaac Ferdinand Quinby, American General (Union Army), born in Morristown, New Jersey (d. 1891)
  • 1821-02-10 William Read Scurry, (Confederate Army Brigadier General, (d. 1864))
  • 1821-03-19 Francis Barretto Spinola, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Old Field, New York (d. 1891)
  • 1821-03-24 [George] Hector Tyndale, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1880)
  • 1821-03-29 Joshua Thomas Owen, British-American educator, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Carmarthen, United Kingdom (d. 1887)
  • 1821-04-19 Mortimer Dormer Leggett, American Major General (Union Army), born in Ithaca, New York (d. 1896)
  • 1821-05-02 Abram Sanders Piatt, American farmer, publisher, poet, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1908)
  • 1821-05-11 [Carlos] Charles John Stolbrand, Swedish-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Skåne, Sweden (d. 1894)
  • 1821-05-22 Alfred Sully, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1879)
  • 1821-06-08 John Dunlap Stevenson, American attorney, politician, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Staunton, Virginia (d. 1897)
  • 1821-06-12 Henry Moses Judah, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Snow Hill, Maryland (d. 1866)
  • 1821-07-06 Edward Pettus, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Athens, Alabama (d. 1907)
  • 1821-07-08 William Harvey Lamb Wallace, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Urbana, Ohio (d. 1862)
  • 1821-07-10 Christopher Columbus Augur, American Major General (Union Army), born in Kendall, New York (d. 1898)
  • 1821-07-12 Daniel Harvey Hill, Confederate General (American Civil War), born in York District, South Carolina (d. 1889)
  • 1821-08-14 Clement H. Stevens, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1864)
  • 1821-08-21 William Barksdale, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Smyrna, Tennessee (d. 1863)
  • 1821-09-08 Henry Baxter, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Sidney, New York (d. 1873)
  • 1821-09-26 Alvin Peterson Hovey, American judge, 21st Governor of Indiana (1889-1891), andBrevet Major General (Union Army), born in Mount Vernon, Indiana (d. 1891)
  • 1821-10-02 Alexander P. Stewart, American Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), born in Rogersville, Hawkins County, Tennessee (d. 1908)
  • 1821-10-07 Richard Heron Anderson, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • 1821-12-02 Rufus Barringer, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Cabarrus County, North Carolina (d. 1895)
  • 1821-12-17 Frederick West Lander, American poet and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1862)
  • 1822-01-04 Joseph Jones Reynolds, American engineer, educator, and Major General (Union Army), born in Flemingsburg, Kentucky (d. 1899)
  • 1822-01-05 Joseph Brevard Kershaw, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1894)
  • 1822-01-27 Thomas Leiper Kane, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1883)
  • 1822-01-30 John Basil Turchin [Ivan Vasyliovych Turchin], Russian-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Don Host Oblast, Russian Empire (d. 1901)
  • 1822-02-16 James Patton Anderson, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1872)
  • 1822-02-28 Matthew Duncan Ector, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • 1822-03-01 Albin Francisco Schoepf, Polish-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Podgórze, Kraków, Poland (d. 1886)
  • 1822-03-01 Charles Champion Gilbert, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Zanesville, Ohio (d. 1903)
  • 1822-03-11 Allison Nelson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1862)
  • 1822-03-16 John Pope, American Major General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1892)
  • 1822-03-22 Seth Williams, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Augusta, Maine (d. 1866)
  • 1822-04-05 James Nagle, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Reading, Pennsylvania (d. 1866)
  • 1822-04-07 Gershom Mott, American Major General (Union Army), born in Lamberton, New Jersey (d. 1884)
  • 1822-04-13 Leroy Augustus Stafford, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Cheneyville Rapides Parish, Louisiana (d. 1864)
  • 1822-04-13 William Stephen Walker, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1899)
  • 1822-04-15 Napoleon Jackson Tecumseh Dana, American Major General (Union Army), born in Eastport, Maine (d. 1905)
  • 1822-04-24 Erastus Barnard Tyler, American businessman, merchant, and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in West Bloomfield, New York (d. 1891)
  • 1822-05-21 Dabney Herndon Maury, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Fredericksburg, Virginia (d. 1900)
  • 1822-06-11 Samuel Davis Sturgis, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania (d. 1889)
  • 1822-06-23 Young Marshall Moody, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1866)
  • 1822-06-24 Birkett D. Fry, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Kanawha County, Virginia (d. 1891)
  • 1822-07-22 Hamilton Prioleau Bee, Brigadier General (Confederate Army) (d. 1897)
  • 1822-07-22 John George Walker, American Major General (Confederate Army), born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 1893)
  • 1822-07-23 Darius Nash Couch, American businessman, naturalist, and Major General (Union Army), born in (d. 1897)
  • 1822-07-25 Schuyler Hamilton, American Major General (Union Army), born in Putnam County, New York (d. 1903)
  • 1822-08-31 Fitz John Porter, American Major General (Union Army), born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (d. 1901)
  • 1822-09-19 Joseph Rodman West, American senator and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1898)
  • 1822-09-25 Adolph von Steinwehr, German-American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Blankenburg, Brunswick, Germany (d. 1877)
  • 1822-10-09 George Sykes, American Major General (Union Army), born in Dover, Delaware (d. 1880)
  • 1822-10-12 Joseph Haydn Potter, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Concord, New Hampshire (d. 1892)
  • 1822-10-20 Mansfield Lovell, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
  • 1822-11-02 James Byron Gordon, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 1864)

Person of interestGordon Granger

1822-11-06 Gordon Granger, American Major General during the Civil War (Union Army), born in Wayne County, New York (d. 1876)

Union General Gordon Granger
Union General
Gordon Granger
  • 1822-11-14 William Harrow, American lawyer and a controversial Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Winchester, Kentucky (d. 1872)
  • 1822-11-16 Charles Smith Hamilton, American Major General (Union Army), born in Westernville, New York (d. 1891)
  • 1822-12-03 Charles Adam Heckman, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Easton, Pennsylvania (d. 1896)
  • 1822-12-08 Luther Prentice Bradley, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in New Haven, Connecticut (d. 1910)
  • 1822-12-10 Thomas Casimer Devin, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1878)
  • 1822-12-28 William Booth Taliaferro, Brigadier-General (Confederate Army), born in Gloucester County, Virginia (d. 1898)
  • 1823-01-04 Peter Joseph Osterhaus, German-American diplomat and Major General (Union Army), born in Koblenz, Germany (d. 1917)
  • 1823-01-29 Franklin Gardner, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • 1823-02-16 John Daniel Imboden, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1895)
  • 1823-02-27 Ferdinand Van Derveer, American lawyer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Middletown, Ohio (d. 1892)
  • 1823-02-27 William Buel Franklin, American Major General (Union Army), born in York, Pennsylvania (d. 1903)
  • 1823-03-12 William Flank Perry, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • 1823-03-14 Roswell S. Ripley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Worthington, Ohio (d. 1887)
  • 1823-03-20 John Echols, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1896)
  • 1823-03-25 William T. Thompson American Martin, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Glasgow, Kentucky (d. 1910)
  • 1823-03-27 Samuel Kosciusko Zook, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Tredyffrin Township, Pennsylvania (d. 1863)
  • 1823-03-30 Joseph Farmer Knipe, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania (d. 1901)
  • 1823-04-01 Simón Bolívar Buckner, Lt Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1914)
  • 1823-04-04 Robert Byington Mitchell, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Mansfield, Ohio (d. 1882)
  • 1823-04-10 Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Jefferson County, Georgia (d. 1862)

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