Vermont Civil War Timeline
What Happened Today, 1 May
Date Event

May 1, 1862

USS Hatteras, Commander Emmons, captured schooner Magnolia near Berwick Bay, La., with cargo of cotton. (ORN)

May 1, 1863

12th Regiment guarding the railroad at Warrenton Junction until May 7. (Dyer)

May 1, 1863

Edwin F. Palmer, 13th Regiment, wrote about 'camp life as he saw it' (more)

May 1, 1863

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

May 1, 1863

Oliver A. Browne, 15th Inf., wrote in his diary (more)

May 1, 1864

The stations of vessels composing the East Gulf Blockading Squadron included USS San Jacinto, Captain Greene, at Campeche Banks. (ORN)

May 1, 1864

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

May 1, 1865

William H. Flint, 2nd Battery: On steamer - arrived at Mobile - orders for my release. I fail to see when Col. has made anything by arresting me as I did not have anything to do and enjoyed trip down river. He is a strict disp. (more)

May 1, 1865

Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery: I have got a very bad diarrhea today. I am on guard tonight. (more)


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