Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 09 August 2020
Jun 20 Arthur Battelle Whiting, composer in the year 1861.
Jun 24 Battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries in the year 1861.
Jun 24 Tennessee becomes 11th (&last) state to secede from US in the year 1861.
Jun 25 Western Virginia campaign in the year 1861.
Jun 28 Leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest on this day in history.
Jun 29 In the year 1861 elizabeth Barrett-Browning, writer, dies at 55
Jun 29 William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota on this day in history.
Jun 30 CSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade in the year 1861.
Jul 01 On this day in history 1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF
Jul 01 In the year 1861 first public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF
Jul 01 Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War) on this day in history.
Jul 02 On this day in history battle of Hoke's Run, WV
Jul 02 Peter A de Genestet, vicar/poet, dies at 31 on this day in history.
Jul 03 In the year 1861 colonal Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general
Jul 03 Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer) in the year 1861.
Jul 03 Pony Express arrives in SF with overland letters from NY in the year 1861.
Jul 04 In the year 1861 in a special session of 27th Congress Lincoln requests 400,000 troops
Jul 05 In the year 1861 battle of Carthage, MO
Jul 05 In the year 1861 engagement at Carthage, Missouri
Jul 07 Battle of Laurel Hill, VA on this day in history.
Jul 07 On this day in history john Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies
Jul 08 In the year 1861 cS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory
Jul 10 Lincoln writes to Kentucky's militia & says Union troops will not enter that state on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1861 anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
Jul 11 Battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels on this day in history.
Jul 12 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer in the year 1861.
Jul 13 On this day in history battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford)
Jul 13 In the year 1861 robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41
Jul 14 On this day in history gen McDowell advances toward Fairfax Courthouse, VA with 40,000 troops
Jul 16 Battle of Bull Run, the 1st major battle of the Civil War, is fought on this day in history.
Jul 17 Congress authorizes paper money in the year 1861.
Jul 18 Battle of Blackburn's Ford, VA US57 CS68 in the year 1861.
Jul 20 In the year 1861 confederate state's congress began holding sessions in Richmond, Va
Jul 21 In the year 1861 1st major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins