March in Confederate History

 


March provides an opportunity to recognize many historic events no longer taught in the public school systems. Some folks recognize their local area heritage and refuse to erase it from text books or recollection. Since you are unlikely to see any mention of "Truth in History" in school curriculum, we will present the birth dates of a few great men and historic events that that seem only to appear on the calendars of the historic minded.

LEARN WHAT WAS LIFE WAS LIKE IN CATAWBA COUNTY AT THE END OF THE WAR
Some folks have referred to the period of 1865-1877 as the "Reconstruction Period."
A better description would be the period of "Northern Occupation."


March in Confederate History

March 3 (1861) General Beauregard assumes
command of the CS Army at Charleston, SC.
March 3-4 (1861) First National Flag of the Confederacy is displayed (although a resolution to officially adopt it was never passed by the Confederate Congress) The very first flag of the Confederate States of America was raised by Miss Letitia Christian Tyler, granddaughter of former President John Tyler.
March 5 (1865) President Davis signs the law adopting the third National Flag of the Confederate States as the official CSA Flag.
March 8 (1862) The CSS Virginia on patrol near Hampton Roads, VA, sinks USS Cumberland, damages USS Minnesota and USS Roanoke.
March 16 (1828) General Patrick R. Cleburne’s birthday.
March 24 (1864) General Nathan Bedford Forrest's cavalry captures Union City, TN
  March 28 (1818) General Wade Hampton, III’s birthday.
March 28 (1862) Battle of Glorieta Pass, NM.
March 31 (1863) John S. Mosby's cavalry defeat Federals at Dranesville, VA.

<Please also see list of Confederate General's birthdays>
<Also, see photos of the Sons of the South>
<Please also see list of Confederate Flags>


 

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