October 16 This day during the American Civil War

October 16, 1861 – in Harper’s Ferry, Virginia – On October 16, a Union detachment captured 21,000 bushels of wheat that was stored in a mill near Harper’s Ferry. On their return, they encountered a group of Confederates. A sharp, brisk fight ensued, forcing the Union soldiers to make their way back to Harper’s Ferry.

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