05 November 2015

Cassville, Georgia Burned

5 November 1864 


On this date in 1864 - The 5th Ohio Cavalry acting under General W.T. Sherman’s orders burned Cassville, Georgia.

Other Years:

1912 - Arizona voted for women’s suffrage.
1968 - Republican Richard M. Nixon won the U.S. presidency, defeating Democrat Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and American Independent Party candidate George C. Wallace.
2009 – Muslim U.S. Army Major & doctor Nidal Malik Hasan killed 13 and wounded 43 at Fort Hood, Texas. An obvious act of terrorism, the government classified the mass shooting as workplace violence.

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