Vermont Civil War Timeline
What Happened Today, 30 August
Date Event

August 30, 1862

1st Vt. Cav. engaged at 2nd Bull Run, VA (Manassas) (see battles)

August 30, 1863

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

August 30, 1863

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

August 30, 1864

The 3rd Battery 'occupied the hottest place on the entire line before and around Petersburg, known to the artillery as "Fort Hell"' until September 6. (Peck)

August 30, 1864

Rear Admiral Farragut, Flagship Hartford at Mobile Bay, informs Captain Theodore P. Greene, commanding East Gulf Blockading Squadron, Key West, that he will loan him USS Galena for unspecified duties, but requests that the vessel anchor outside Key West harbor due to the sanitary conditions in the area, referring to an outbreak of yellow fever among the crews at Key West. In subsequent correspondence with Secretary Welles, Farragut explained Greene's request for a ship, and his dispatching of the Galena, expecting to have the vessel returned to him after a suitable replacement arrived. (ORN)

August 30, 1864

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

August 30, 1925

Fifty-ninth National GAR Encampment, Grand Rapids, MI, 30 August-5 September 1925 (Encampments)

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