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This Day in History
1807: At Eylau, Napoleons Marshal Pierre Agureau attacks Russian forces in a heavy snowstorm.

1861: Delegates from seceded states adopt a provisional Confederate Constitution.

1861: Seven southern states form the Confederate States of America in Montgomery Alabama.

1862: Union General Ambrose Burnside scores a major victory when he captures Roanoke Island in North Carolina. The victory was one of the first major Union victories of the war and it gave the Yankees control of the mouth of Albemarle Sound.

1865: Confederate raider William Quantrill and men attack a group of Federal wagons at New Market, Kentucky.

1900: British General Buller is beaten at Ladysmith, South Africa as the British flee over the Tugela River.

1904: The Russo-Japanese War begins with a surprise attack at Port Arthur, Korea, where the Japanese disable seven Russian warships.

1942: The Japanese land on Singapore.

1943: Under the command of Major General Orde Wingate, the 77th Indian Brigade, also called the Chindits, launch guerrilla raids behind Japanese lines in Burma.

1962: The Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV), headed by Gen. Paul D. Harkins, former U.S. Army Deputy Commander-in-Chief in the Pacific, is installed in Saigon as the United States reorganizes its military command in South Vietnam.