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What Happened Today, 12 December
1862/12/1216th Regiment participated in picket duty near Fairfax Court House to January 20, 1863. (Dyer)
1862/12/1212th Regiment on picket duty near Fairfax Court House until January 20. (Dyer)
1862/12/12USS Cairo, Lieutenant Commander T. O. Selfridge, was sunk in the Yazoo River, the first ship to be destroyed by a Confederate torpedo. (NavHist)
1864/12/12Portus Baxter Smith, 11th Regiment, made an entry in his journal. (more)
1864/12/12Eugene W. Rolfe, 3rd Battery, wrote in his diary (more)
1865/12/12Sloan US General Hospital in Montpelier closed (The Vermont Encyclopedia)