A no-frills day-by-day account of what was happening 150 years ago, this blog is intended to be a way that we can experience or remember the Civil War with more immediacy, in addition to understanding the flow of time as we live in it.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Dec. 27, 1861
Dec. 27, 1861: At Hallsville and Mount Sion, Missouri, Union troops from the brigade of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Prentiss clash with Confederates in the area. Prentiss' attack on Mount Sion forces the 900 Rebel troops there to disperse.