On This Day…

Today marks the 143rd anniversary of the Northern most battle in the Civil War, a Confederate Raid on a bank in St. Alban’s Vermont. Moving in through Canada, lead by Bennett Young, of Kentucky, the group of Confederates number twenty-one calvery men. They arrived nine days earlier and assembled, and at 3:00 pm, they started a robbery of three banks in the town. One civilian was killed, and despite orders to burn the town down, the Confederates were only able to burn down a single shed. They were able to get away with over 200,000 dollars, but were later arrested in Canada.

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