Vermont Civil War Timeline
What Happened Today, 24 October
Date Event

October 24, 1862

16th Regiment traveled to Washington, D.C., October 24-27. (Dyer)

October 24, 1862

J. C. Williams, 14th Regiment, wrote in his journal (more)

October 24, 1863

Acting Master Morton, USS Conestoga, indicates he sent the steamer Lillie Martin and the tug Sweden, suspected of trading with the Confederates, near Napoleon, Miss. , to Cairo. (ORN)

October 24, 1863

U.S.S. Conestoga, Acting Master Gilbert Morton, seized steamer Lillie Martin and tug Sweden, suspected of trading with the Confederates, near Napoleon, Mississippi. (NavHist)

October 24, 1863

A joint army and navy expedition, consisting of the vessels USS Daylight and USS Howquah, and 125 men from the 158th New York, led by Lieutenant Colonel W. H. McNary, 75 men from Ninth Vt. regiments under the command of Colonel E. H. Ripley, and a battery from the 2nd Mass. Heavy Artillery, left Beaufort, N.C., proceeded to Bear Inlet, and destroyed 'without loss or serious opposition, three salt works, 150 sacks of salt, and a large number of empty barrels for spirits of turpentine.' (ORN)

October 24, 1864

Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)

October 24, 1864

Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)

October 24, 1865

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

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