03/27, March 27th In Civil War History

Jimklag

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This date in Civil War history
Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag

March 27, 1862 - Federal reconnaissance on Santa Rosa Island, FL, by Brig. Gen. Lewis G. Arnold, USA.

March 27, 1862 - Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston, CSA, is ordered to re-enforce the Army of the Peninsula, CSA, under Maj. Gen. John Bankhead Magruder, CSA, VA.

March 27, 1862 - Operations in the vicinity of Middleburg and White Plains, VA, as Col. Jonathan W. Geary, USA, 28th PA, discovers burnt bridges, cut telegraph wires, etc.

March 27, 1862 - The siege of Island No. 10 is ongoing.

March 27, 1863 - Confederate President Jefferson Davis calls for this to be a day of fasting & prayer.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish at Palatka, FL.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish at Madisonville, KY.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish on the Rio Bonito, the New Mexico Territory, with Indians. Arrows found indicate they were Apaches.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish on the Woodbury Pike, TN, with Union cavalry.

March 17, 1864 - Affair at Branchville, AR, the Camden (AR) Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Skirmish at Brooks' Mill, AR, the Camden (AR) Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Federal scout from Little Rock to Benton, AR, where the Yankees arrest 3 women who helped the Rebels hide some stolen bales of cotton.

March 27, 1864 - Federal expedition from Pine Bluff to Mount Elba and Long View, AR, the Camden (AR) Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Skirmish with Indians on the Eel River, CA, where the pursuing Federals attack a large Indian camp, killing 5 Indian men, and capturing 3 women and 3 young children.

March 27, 1862 - Skirmish at Columbus, KY, with Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's, CSA, Cavalry.

March 27, 1864 - Skirmish at Livingston, MS.

March 27, 1864 - Affair in Deepwater Township, MO, where the Federals capture some notorious bushwhackers. Given a trial, found guilty and ordered to be executed, the men were allowed to write letters, will their belongings and calmly walked over to their graves, knelt down and met death in a most courageous manner. If another convicted bushwhacker wasn't so horribly mutilated by numerous buckshot, the Federals would have executed him too. The doctor said he was going to die anyway.

March 27, 1864 - Affair at Louisville, TN, as a band of mounted Rebels dashed into town, captured a Union citizen, and fled towards Maryville.

March 27, 1865 - The Federal siege of the Spanish Fort, AL, the Mobile, AL, Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele's US column reaches Canoe Station, AL, the Mobile, AL, Campaign.

March 27, 1865 - The 10th US Army Corps is reorganized and Maj. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, USA, is assigned to its command, NC.

March 27, 1865 - Brig. Gen. Elkanah Greer, CSA, is assigned to the command of the Reserve Corps in the State of Texas, vice Brig. Gen. Jerome B. Robertson, CSA, is relieved, and assigned to the command of a brigade.

March 27, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln meets with Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, and Admiral David Dixon Porter, USN, at City Point, VA, aboard the River Queen, to discuss his policy on Confederate surrender and reconstruction.

March 27, 1865 - Federal scout from Winchester to Woodstock, VA.

March 27, 1865 - The siege of Petersburg is ongoing.

March 27, 1866 - President Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1866 on the grounds that it was unconstitutional
 

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This date in Civil War history
Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag

March 27, 1862 - Federal reconnaissance on Santa Rosa Island, FL, by Brig. Gen. Lewis G. Arnold, USA.

March 27, 1862 - Gen. Joseph Eggleston Johnston, CSA, is ordered to re-enforce the Army of the Peninsula, CSA, under Maj. Gen. John Bankhead Magruder, CSA, VA.

March 27, 1862 - Operations in the vicinity of Middleburg and White Plains, VA, as Col. Jonathan W. Geary, USA, 28th PA, discovers burnt bridges, cut telegraph wires, etc.

March 27, 1862 - The siege of Island No. 10 is ongoing.

March 27, 1863 - Confederate President Jefferson Davis calls for this to be a day of fasting & prayer.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish at Palatka, FL.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish at Madisonville, KY.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish on the Rio Bonito, the New Mexico Territory, with Indians. Arrows found indicate they were Apaches.

March 27, 1863 - Skirmish on the Woodbury Pike, TN, with Union cavalry.

March 17, 1864 - Affair at Branchville, AR, the Camden (AR) Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Skirmish at Brooks' Mill, AR, the Camden (AR) Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Federal scout from Little Rock to Benton, AR, where the Yankees arrest 3 women who helped the Rebels hide some stolen bales of cotton.

March 27, 1864 - Federal expedition from Pine Bluff to Mount Elba and Long View, AR, the Camden (AR) Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Skirmish with Indians on the Eel River, CA, where the pursuing Federals attack a large Indian camp, killing 5 Indian men, and capturing 3 women and 3 young children.

March 27, 1862 - Skirmish at Columbus, KY, with Maj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's, CSA, Cavalry.

March 27, 1864 - Skirmish at Livingston, MS.

March 27, 1864 - Affair in Deepwater Township, MO, where the Federals capture some notorious bushwhackers. Given a trial, found guilty and ordered to be executed, the men were allowed to write letters, will their belongings and calmly walked over to their graves, knelt down and met death in a most courageous manner. If another convicted bushwhacker wasn't so horribly mutilated by numerous buckshot, the Federals would have executed him too. The doctor said he was going to die anyway.

March 27, 1864 - Affair at Louisville, TN, as a band of mounted Rebels dashed into town, captured a Union citizen, and fled towards Maryville.

March 27, 1865 - The Federal siege of the Spanish Fort, AL, the Mobile, AL, Campaign.

March 27, 1864 - Maj. Gen. Frederick Steele's US column reaches Canoe Station, AL, the Mobile, AL, Campaign.

March 27, 1865 - The 10th US Army Corps is reorganized and Maj. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, USA, is assigned to its command, NC.

March 27, 1865 - Brig. Gen. Elkanah Greer, CSA, is assigned to the command of the Reserve Corps in the State of Texas, vice Brig. Gen. Jerome B. Robertson, CSA, is relieved, and assigned to the command of a brigade.

March 27, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln meets with Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, and Admiral David Dixon Porter, USN, at City Point, VA, aboard the River Queen, to discuss his policy on Confederate surrender and reconstruction.

March 27, 1865 - Federal scout from Winchester to Woodstock, VA.

March 27, 1865 - The siege of Petersburg is ongoing.

March 27, 1866 - President Johnson vetoes the Civil Rights Act of 1866 on the grounds that it was unconstitutional
Here is an add-on for this date in 1864...Henry Wirz takes command of Camp Sumter,(Andersonville).
 
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