Vermont Civil War Timeline
What Happened Today, 28 July
Date Event

July 28, 1862

USS Hatteras, Commander Emmons, captured the rebel brig Josephine off Ship Shoal, out of New Orleans, bound for Havana, with 322 bales of cotton. (ORN)

July 28, 1863

1st Lieutenant and Regimental Q.M. John W. Clark, 6th VVI, was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on this date. (more)

July 28, 1863

Aldace Walker, 11th Vt. Inf., writes home (Correspondence)

July 28, 1864

1st Battery moved to Baton Rouge, where they stayed until ordered home on July 28. (Dyer)

July 28, 1864

Large side-wheel double-enders USS Mendota, Commander Nichols, and USS Agawam, temporarily commanded by Lieutenant George Dewey, shelled Confederate positions across Four Mile Creek, on the James River, in support of Union moves to clear the area and restore full Northern use of the river at that point. (ORN)

July 28, 1864

Aldace Walker, 11th Vt. Inf., writes home (Correspondence)

July 28, 1865

William H. Flint, 2nd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)

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