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Historical Events In 1864

Saturday, 18 January 2020

May 12   Battle of Todd's Tavern VA (Sheridan's Raid) on this day in history.  

May 12   On this day in history butler attacks Drewry's Bluff on James River (Fort Darling)  

May 12   On this day in history uS Union colonel Emory Upton (24) promoted to Brigadier-General  

May 13   -16] Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca Georgia in the year 1864.  

May 13   On this day in history atlanta Campaign-Battle of Resaca GA  

May 13   Junius Daniel, Confederate brig-general, dies at 35 in the year 1864.  

May 14   In the year 1864 battle of Reseca GA -Atlanta- (2nd day)  

May 14   In the year 1864 eleanor Everest Freer, composer  

May 14   In the year 1864 william N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies  

May 15   In the year 1864 battle of New Market VA  

May 15   On this day in history battle of New Market, Virginia  

May 15   Battle of Resaca GA (3rd day) on this day in history.  

May 15   On this day in history skirmish at Marksville (Avoyelles) (Red River Campaign)  

May 16   On this day in history atlanta Campaign-battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13)  

May 16   Atlanta Campaign: Battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) on this day in history.  

May 16   Battle of Bermuda Hundred VA on this day in history.  

May 16   Last battles at Drewry's Bluff VA (6,666 casualties) on this day in history.  

May 16   Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered in the year 1864.  

May 17   Battle of Adairsville GA, Union forces Confederates to retreat on this day in history.  

May 17   Battle of Adairsville Georgia, Union forces Confederates to retreat on this day in history.  

May 17   N Hawthorne, writer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 18   Battle of Yellow Bayou LA (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks) in the year 1864.  

May 18   Battle of Yellow Bayou, LA (Bayou de Glaize, Old Oaks) on this day in history.  

May 18   James Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41 in the year 1864.  

May 18   Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian in the year 1864.  

May 19   Battle of Port Walthall Junction VA (Bermuda Hundred) in the year 1864.  

May 19   On this day in history battle of Port Walthall Junction, VA (Bermuda Hundred)  

May 19   Carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process on this day in history.  

May 19   Last engagement in series of battles known as Spotsylvania in the year 1864.  

May 19   Nathaniel Hawthorne, US, writer (Scarlet Letter), dies on this day in history.  

May 19   In the year 1864 skirmish at Cassville GA  

May 20   Battle at Ware Bottom Church VA, 1,400 killed or injured in the year 1864.  

May 20   In the year 1864 battle at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia, 1,400 killed or injured  

May 20   In the year 1864 john Clare, English poet (Little Trotty Wagtail), dies at 70  

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Famous Birthdays In 1864

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Alfred Stieglitz, US photographer/art dealer (Camera Work) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911)  

Jan 06   On this day in history birth of ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League)  

Jan 08   In the year 1864 birth of prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892)  

Jan 09   Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 10   George Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12] was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 10   Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history birth of thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)  

Famous Deaths In 1864

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   Mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75 in the year 1864.  

Jan 07   Caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808) died on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Victor-Charles-Paul Dourlen, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Stephen Foster, composer (My Old Kentucky Home), dies at 37 in NY in the year 1864.  

Jan 15   Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792) died in the year 1864.  

Jan 16   Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 in the year 1864.  

Jan 23   On this day in history michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50  

Jan 24   On this day in history otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54  

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