January

January 1 – Then, Thenceforth, and Forever Free – The Emancipation Proclamation is signed. (1863)

0101 the emancipation proclamation

January 8 – The Hero of Little Round Top – Gouverneur Warren is born. (1830)

0108 gouverneur warren

January 15 – Photo by Brady – Mathew Brady dies. (1896)

0115 mathew brady

January 29 – Paying for the War – The Confederate Congress issues cotton bonds. (1863)

0129 paying for the war