Historical Events In 1861
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Aug 28 Battle of Fort Hatteras NC on this day in history.
Aug 29 American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina in the year 1861.
Aug 29 Franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Sep 01 In the year 1861 grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI
Sep 03 In the year 1861 confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality
Sep 06 In the year 1861 general Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky
Sep 09 On this day in history sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer
Sep 10 -15] Battle at Cheat Mountain, Elkwater West Virginia in the year 1861.
Sep 11 Juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio) in the year 1861.
Sep 13 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla in the year 1861.
Sep 14 In the year 1861 fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83
Sep 16 Battle of Princeton WV on this day in history.
Sep 17 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia on this day in history.
Sep 17 In the year 1861 owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch)
Sep 20 In the year 1861 battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union
Sep 22 Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians in the year 1861.
Sep 23 In the year 1861 edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)
Sep 25 Secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves on this day in history.
Sep 26 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club in the year 1861.
Sep 28 In the year 1861 pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur)
Oct 02 On this day in history former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky
Oct 04 Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West in the year 1861.
Oct 06 On this day in history elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84
Oct 06 Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert on this day in history.
Oct 08 Theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments) in the year 1861.
Oct 10 On this day in history fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)
Oct 11 On this day in history battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)
Oct 12 Confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1861 confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi
Oct 14 In the year 1861 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
Oct 16 Confederacy starts selling postage stamps on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1861 confedercy starts selling postage stamps
Oct 21 In the year 1861 battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island)
Oct 21 On this day in history edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50