A number of important events have taken place on January 11 in U.S. history. Here is our take on the most interesting and valuable of them.
1863 – American Civil War: Vicksburg Campaign: the Battle of Arkansas Post
The Battle of Arkansas Post, also known as the Battle of Fort Hindman, was fought from January 9 until 11, 1863, near the mouth of the Arkansas at Arkansas Post, and was an important part of the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War.
After two days of severe clashes, on the morning of January 11 Union forces under the command of McClernand were deploye...