Historical Events In 1861
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Aug 28 Battle of Fort Hatteras NC in the year 1861.
Aug 29 American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina in the year 1861.
Aug 29 In the year 1861 franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63
Sep 01 On this day in history grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI
Sep 03 Confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality in the year 1861.
Sep 06 General Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky in the year 1861.
Sep 09 In the year 1861 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 In the year 1861 juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio)
Sep 13 On this day in history 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla
Sep 14 Fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
Sep 16 On this day in history battle of Princeton WV
Sep 17 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia on this day in history.
Sep 17 Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch) on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1861 battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union
Sep 22 In the year 1861 fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians
Sep 23 On this day in history edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)
Sep 25 On this day in history secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves
Sep 26 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club on this day in history.
Sep 28 In the year 1861 pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur)
Oct 02 In the year 1861 former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky
Oct 04 In the year 1861 frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West
Oct 06 Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84 in the year 1861.
Oct 06 In the year 1861 naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert
Oct 08 Theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments) in the year 1861.
Oct 10 In the year 1861 fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)
Oct 11 In the year 1861 battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)
Oct 12 On this day in history confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi
Oct 12 On this day in history confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi
Oct 14 Bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer in the year 1861.
Oct 16 Confederacy starts selling postage stamps on this day in history.
Oct 16 Confedercy starts selling postage stamps in the year 1861.
Oct 21 Battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island) in the year 1861.
Oct 21 Edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50 in the year 1861.