Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 24 January 2021
Jul 21 Battle of first Bull Run on this day in history.
Jul 21 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 on this day in history.
Jul 21 The first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins on this day in history.
Jul 22 In the year 1861 barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37
Jul 23 In the year 1861 alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)
Jul 24 Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA on this day in history.
Jul 25 Washington DC in the year 1861.
Jul 27 Battle of Mathias Point, VA on this day in history.
Jul 27 Union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army in the year 1861.
Jul 29 In the year 1861 alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt
Jul 31 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record in the year 1861.
Aug 01 In the year 1861 brazil recognizes Confederacy
Aug 01 On this day in history sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
Aug 02 Skirmish at Dug Springs, MI on this day in history.
Aug 03 Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas on this day in history.
Aug 03 First manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA in the year 1861.
Aug 05 Enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years in the year 1861.
Aug 05 US Army abolishes flogging on this day in history.
Aug 05 US levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800) on this day in history.
Aug 06 Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt on this day in history.
Aug 06 In the year 1861 lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state
Aug 08 William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics") on this day in history.
Aug 09 Wilhelm Berger, composer on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1861 almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist
Aug 10 Battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1861 nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43
Aug 12 Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians in the year 1861.
Aug 14 In the year 1861 79th NY troops mutinies
Aug 14 On this day in history bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
Aug 15 In the year 1861 lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO
Aug 16 In the year 1861 pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy
Aug 19 Confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO on this day in history.
Aug 20 On this day in history skirmish at Jonesboro MO
Aug 27 Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark on this day in history.