Saturday, February 16, 1861

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Army Events:

Operation: Charleston Harbor, SC December 20, 1860 - April 14, 1861
Operation: Fort Humboldt, CA January 16 - May 18, 1861
Seizure: San Antonio Arsenal, TX February 16, 1861
Scouts: Willow Creek, OR February 5 - 17, 1861

(Source: Compendium of the War of the Rebellion Vol. I, p. 660-991. Frederick H. Dyer.)


Additional Information:

U. S. Arsenal and barracks at San Antonio, Texas, is seized by Texas State troops.

(Source: The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion 1860-1865. p. 2-47. Edward McPherson.)




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