Historical Events In 1861
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Jul 21 Battle of first Bull Run in the year 1861.
Jul 21 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 in the year 1861.
Jul 21 The first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins in the year 1861.
Jul 22 In the year 1861 barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37
Jul 23 On this day in history alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)
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 In the year 1861 alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt
Jul 31 On this day in history 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record
Aug 01 In the year 1861 brazil recognizes Confederacy
Aug 01 In the year 1861 sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
Aug 02 Skirmish at Dug Springs, MI on this day in history.
Aug 03 On this day in history federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas
Aug 03 On this day in history first manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA
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 In the year 1861 uS levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800)
Aug 06 Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt on this day in history.
Aug 06 On this day in history lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state
Aug 08 In the year 1861 william Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")
Aug 09 In the year 1861 wilhelm Berger, composer
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 in the year 1861.
Aug 10 Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 in the year 1861.
Aug 12 In the year 1861 skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians
Aug 14 79th NY troops mutinies in the year 1861.
Aug 14 On this day in history bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
Aug 15 On this day in history lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO
Aug 16 Pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO
Aug 20 In the year 1861 skirmish at Jonesboro MO
Aug 27 In the year 1861 battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark