Historical Events In 1861
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
May 27 In the year 1861 victoria E Matthews, educator
May 29 Dorothea Dix offers help in setting up hospitals for Union Army in the year 1861.
May 31 Emily Perkins Bissell, welfare worker (1st christmas seal drive, 1907) on this day in history.
May 31 Gen Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line on this day in history.
May 31 In the year 1861 general Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line
May 31 In the year 1861 mint at New Orleans closes
Jun 01 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va in the year 1861.
Jun 01 John Q Marr, US Confederate captain, dies in battle at Fairfax Courthouse, the first Confederate death of the war on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history the first skirmish in the Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va
Jun 01 In the year 1861 uS & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange
Jun 03 On this day in history 1st Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV
Jun 03 First Civil War land battle-Union defeats Confederacy at Philippi, WV on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history stephen A Douglas, "Little Giant", senator (Lincoln Debates), dies
Jun 05 In the year 1861 federal marshals seize arms & gunpower at Du Pont works DE
Jun 05 On this day in history john Garland, US Union colonel/brig-general, dies in battle
Jun 06 On this day in history giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59
Jun 06 On this day in history lincoln's cabinet declares Union govt will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers
Jun 08 On this day in history people of Tennessee vote to succeed from Union
Jun 08 In the year 1861 tennessee secedes from the Union and joins the Confederacy.
Jun 09 Floris H Verster, [van Wulverhorst], painter/cartoonist/etcher on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats
Jun 10 In the year 1861 josephus T J Cuypers, Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)
Jun 11 In the year 1861 sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba, composer
Jun 12 In the year 1861 missouri Governor Claiborne Jackson calls for 50,000 volunteers to stop Federates from taking over his state
Jun 14 On this day in history harpers Ferry evacuated by rebels in face of McClellan's advance
Jun 15 Johnston evacuates Harpers Ferry on this day in history.
Jun 16 On this day in history battle of Vienna, VA & Secessionville, SC (James Island)
Jun 16 On this day in history scato Gocko de Vries, Dutch paleographer/librarian
Jun 17 In the year 1861 battle of Boonville, MI-Brig General Lyon defeats Confederate forces
Jun 17 On this day in history sidney James Jones, composer
Jun 18 In the year 1861 jose FdT Coelho, Portuguese writer (Os Meus Amores)
Jun 19 In the year 1861 anaheim Post Office established
Jun 19 In the year 1861 douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)
Jun 19 In the year 1861 the birth of Douglas Haig, British field marshal