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.
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Sept. 18, 1861
Sept. 18, 1861: Louisville, Kentucky - Union forces have occupied Louisville. The Louisville Courier, a blatantly anti-Union newspaper, is denied the use of US Postal services. Federal officials then seize the paper's offices and arrest several of the Courier's staff.