Historical Events In 1861
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Jul 21 In the year 1861 battle of first Bull Run
Jul 21 Francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44 on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1861 the first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins
Jul 22 Barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37 in the year 1861.
Jul 23 In the year 1861 alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)
Jul 24 In the year 1861 skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA
Jul 25 In the year 1861 washington DC
Jul 27 Battle of Mathias Point, VA on this day in history.
Jul 27 On this day in history union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army
Jul 29 On this day in history 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 Brazil recognizes Confederacy in the year 1861.
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 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 In the year 1861 uS Army abolishes flogging
Aug 05 US levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800) in the year 1861.
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 On this day in history william Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")
Aug 09 Wilhelm Berger, composer on this day in history.
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 in the year 1861.
Aug 10 Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on this day in history.
Aug 12 Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians in the year 1861.
Aug 14 On this day in history 79th NY troops mutinies
Aug 14 In the year 1861 bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
Aug 15 In the year 1861 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 Confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1861 skirmish at Jonesboro MO
Aug 27 Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark on this day in history.