Thursday, January 26, 2023


Today in
U.S. Civil War History


1861 - Louisiana became the sixth state to secede from the Union. The state convention voted 113 to 17 in favor of the measure.

1863 - General Joseph Hooker assumed command of the Army of the Potomac. He took command after the removal of General Ambrose E. Burnside.


U.S. Civil War Quote

"You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors."
- U.S. President Lincoln in his inauguration address on March 4, 1861.








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