Tuesday, March 18, 2014

March 17, 1864

March 17, 1864


---On this date, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant is officially appointed in command of all U.S. armies, by order of President Abraham Lincoln.


---Unionist Tennessee cavalrymen ambush and drive off a force of irregulars in a sharp fight near Manchester, Tennessee.

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