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Today in History: November 7

Microsoft News | Slide 1 of 14: Engraving of the Battle of Belmont, MO, Opposite Columbus, KY, November 7th, 1861 from "Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War," Published in 1864. Copyright has expired on this artwork. Digitally restored.

1861 - The Battle of Belmont is fought

Union forces led by Ulysses S. Grant attack a Confederate camp at the Battle of Belmont, Missouri.

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