Vermont Civil War Timeline
What Happened Today, 31 March
Date Event

March 31, 1863

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

March 31, 1863

Confederate troops opened a sustained attack on Union forces at Washington, North Carolina, but Northern warships, moving swiftly to the support of the soldiers, halted the assault. (NavHist)

March 31, 1863

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

March 31, 1864

Gay, Stillman O. Gay, Pvt, Co. H, 2nd USSS, died of disease. (Sharpshooters)

March 31, 1865

Lieutenant Commander Temple, USS Pontoosuc, on the James River, recommended medals of honor be awarded for men under his command 'for gallantry, skill and coolness in actions during the operations in and about Cape Fear River, which extended from December 24, 1864, to February 22, 1865, and which resulted in the capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington.' Among the men he recommended was Robert M. Blair, boatswain's mate, a fellow Vermonter. (ORN)

March 31, 1865

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

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