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  1. lelliott19

    Timeline: Use of Ether and Chloroform Anesthesia

    Use of anesthesia seems to be a common source of confusion related to Civil War and pre-Civil War medicine. A detailed timeline demonstrating the progression might be useful in helping readers better understand the evolution of anesthesia. There was great debate among physicians regarding the...
  2. Jimklag

    March 22 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 22, 1813 - Gabriel René Paul, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1886) March 22, 1817 - Braxton Bragg, Gen (Confederate Army), born in Warrenton, NC. (d. 1876) March 22...
  3. Jimklag

    March 21 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 21, 1861 - Missouri secessionist convention adjourns having voted 98-1 against secession. March 21, 1861 - The Confederate seizure of the US supply sloop, the USS Isabella, at Mobile, AL, on its way to Pensacola...
  4. Jimklag

    March 20 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 20, 1804 - Neal Dow, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Portland, Maine (d. 1897) March 20, 1812 - George Bibb Crittenden, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Russellville, KY. (d. 1880)...
  5. Jimklag

    March 19 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 19, 1817 - Lewis Henry Little, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Baltimore, MD. (d. 1862) March 19, 1819 - David Henry Williams, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Allegheny County...
  6. Jimklag

    March 18 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 18, 1782 - John C. Calhoun born, Calhoun Mills, Abbeville District (now Mount Carmel, McCormick County), S.C. March 18, 1829 - William R Boggs, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and chief of...
  7. Jimklag

    March 17 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 17, 1777 - Roger B. Taney is born, Calvert County, Maryland. March 17, 1820 - Patrick Edward Connor, Irish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in County Kerry, Republic of Ireland (d. 1891) March...
  8. Jimklag

    March 16 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 16, 1802 - The 1st US Military Academy at West Point is established through Congressional act (opened July 4, 1802) March 16, 1818 - Missouri's petition for statehood is presented to the U. S. House. It is not...
  9. Jimklag

    March 15 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 15, 1830 - Abraham Lincoln moves to Macon County, Illinois, about 10 miles south of Decatur. March 15, 1861 - Camp Wood, TX, is abandoned by the Union forces. March 15, 1862 - The Dept. of Florida is merged into...
  10. Jimklag

    March 14 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 14, 1794 - Eli Whitney patents the cotton gin machine revolutionizing the cotton industry in the southern US states. March 14, 1808 - Catharinus Putnam Buckingham, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in...
  11. Jimklag

    March 13 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 13, 1818 - Albion Parris Howe, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Standish, Maine (d. 1897) March 13, 1820 - Louis Hébert, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army) and civil engineer, born...
  12. Jimklag

    March 11 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 11, 1811 - Marsena Rudolph Patrick, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Hounsfield, New York (d. 1888) March 11, 1832 - William Ruffin Cox, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Scotland...
  13. Jimklag

    March 10 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 10, 1818 - George Wythe Randolph, Secy War (Confederacy), born in Charlottesville, VA. (d. 1867) March 10, 1824 - Thomas James Churchill, Major General (Confederate Army), born in Louisville, KY. (d. 1905) March...
  14. Jimklag

    March 9 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 9, 1832 - Abraham Lincoln announces his candidacy for the Illinois House of Representatives. March 9, 1839 - Felix Huston Robertson, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas...
  15. Jimklag

    March 8 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 8, 1799 - Simon Cameron, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War (Union), born in Maytown, Pennsylvania (d. 1889) March 8, 1817 - The New York Stock Exchange is organized. It will open later this month. March 8, 1836...
  16. Jimklag

    March 7 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 7, 1827 - Colonel Henry Leavenworth ordered west to establish a fort in the area of present-day Kansas. March 7, 1831 - John Bratton [Old Reliable], American physician and Brigadier-General (Confederate Army)...
  17. Jimklag

    March 6 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 6, 1820 - Horatio Gouverneur Wright, American Major General (Union Army), born in Clinton, Connecticut (d. 1899) March 6, 1831 - Philip Henry Sheridan, Major General (Union Army), born in Albany, New York. March...
  18. Jimklag

    March 5 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 5, 1825 - John Dunovant, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Chester, SC. (d. 1864) March 5, 1836 - Samuel Colt manufactures first pistol, 34-caliber "Texas" model. March 5, 1847 - In Jones v. Van...
  19. Jimklag

    March 4 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 4, 1824 - In Harrisburg, the Pennsylvania Convention nominates Andy Jackson for President, and Calhoun for Vice-president. Calhoun subsequently withdraws from the race for President to run for Vice-President...
  20. Jimklag

    March 3 In Civil War History

    On this day in Civil War history Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag March 3, 1819 - Edwin Vose Sumner enters military service at the rank of Second Lieutenant. March 3, 1820 - Maine admitted to the U. S. as a free state, Missouri admitted to the U. S. as a slave state. March 3, 1836 -...


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