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. 9, 1861
Sept. 9, 1861: Pres. Lincoln, still worried about Gen. Fremont's Proclamation in Missouri and the Martial Law that remains in place in a state that has not seceded, sends Gen. David Hunter to Missouri to "assist" the famous Pathfinder general.