Historical Events In 1861
Monday, 19 April 2021
Jul 21 On this day in history battle of first Bull Run
Jul 21 On this day in history francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
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 Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16) on this day in history.
Jul 24 Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA in the year 1861.
Jul 25 Washington DC on this day in history.
Jul 27 Battle of Mathias Point, VA in the year 1861.
Jul 27 Union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army on this day in history.
Jul 29 Alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt in the year 1861.
Jul 31 In the year 1861 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record
Aug 01 Brazil recognizes Confederacy in the year 1861.
Aug 01 Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) on this day in history.
Aug 02 Skirmish at Dug Springs, MI in the year 1861.
Aug 03 In the year 1861 federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas
Aug 03 First manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA on this day in history.
Aug 05 Enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years in the year 1861.
Aug 05 On this day in history uS Army abolishes flogging
Aug 05 On this day in history uS levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800)
Aug 06 In the year 1861 edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt
Aug 06 Lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state in the year 1861.
Aug 08 In the year 1861 william Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")
Aug 09 On this day in history wilhelm Berger, composer
Aug 10 On this day in history 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 On this day in history nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43
Aug 12 Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians on this day in history.
Aug 14 In the year 1861 79th NY troops mutinies
Aug 14 Bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor in the year 1861.
Aug 15 On this day in history 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 In the year 1861 skirmish at Jonesboro MO
Aug 27 On this day in history battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark