Historical Events In 1861
Sunday, 15 September 2019
Jun 20 In the year 1861 arthur Battelle Whiting, composer
Jun 24 In the year 1861 battle of Mathias Point, VA-US attacks Confederate batteries
Jun 24 In the year 1861 tennessee becomes 11th (&last) state to secede from US
Jun 25 Western Virginia campaign on this day in history.
Jun 28 In the year 1861 leipzig Observatory discovers short-period (6.2 yrs) Comet d'Arrest
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 in the year 1861.
Jun 30 In the year 1861 cSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade
Jul 01 In the year 1861 1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF
Jul 01 First public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF in the year 1861.
Jul 01 Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War) in the year 1861.
Jul 02 On this day in history battle of Hoke's Run, WV
Jul 02 Peter A de Genestet, vicar/poet, dies at 31 in the year 1861.
Jul 03 On this day in history colonal Jackson receives his commission as brigadier general
Jul 03 Peter Jackson, heavyweight boxer (hall of famer) in the year 1861.
Jul 03 On this day in history pony Express arrives in SF with overland letters from NY
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 in the year 1861.
Jul 07 In the year 1861 john Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies
Jul 08 On this day in history cS Gen Sibley is given command of rebel troops in NM territory
Jul 10 In the year 1861 lincoln writes to Kentucky's militia & says Union troops will not enter that state
Jul 11 On this day in history anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer
Jul 11 Battle of Laurel Mountain VA-Gen Morris forces retreat of rebels in the year 1861.
Jul 12 Anton Stepanovich Arensky, composer on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1861 battle of Corrick's Ford, VA (Carrick's Ford)
Jul 13 Robert Selden Garnett, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 41 in the year 1861.
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 in the year 1861.
Jul 17 On this day in history congress authorizes paper money
Jul 18 Battle of Blackburn's Ford, VA US57 CS68 in the year 1861.
Jul 20 On this day in history 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