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Historical Events In 1864

Thursday, 22 August 2019

May 12   On this day in history battle of Todd's Tavern VA (Sheridan's Raid)  

May 12   Butler attacks Drewry's Bluff on James River (Fort Darling) in the year 1864.  

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

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

May 13   Atlanta Campaign-Battle of Resaca GA in the year 1864.  

May 13   In the year 1864 junius Daniel, Confederate brig-general, dies at 35  

May 14   Battle of Reseca GA -Atlanta- (2nd day) on this day in history.  

May 14   On this day in history eleanor Everest Freer, composer  

May 14   William N Green Jr, Union brig-general, dies in the year 1864.  

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   In the year 1864 battle of Resaca GA (3rd day)  

May 15   Skirmish at Marksville (Avoyelles) (Red River Campaign) on this day in history.  

May 16   Atlanta Campaign-battle of Resaca, ends (since May 13) in the year 1864.  

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   In the year 1864 last battles at Drewry's Bluff VA (6,666 casualties)  

May 16   Lean Bear, Cheyenne chief, murdered on this day in history.  

May 17   Battle of Adairsville GA, Union forces Confederates to retreat in the year 1864.  

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

May 17   N Hawthorne, writer, dies at 59 in the year 1864.  

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

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

May 18   On this day in history james Byron Gordon, Confederate brig-gen, dies at 41  

May 18   Jan P Veth, Bayern, Dutch painter/etcher/lithographer/art historian on this day in history.  

May 19   Battle of Port Walthall Junction VA (Bermuda Hundred) on this day in history.  

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

May 19   In the year 1864 carl Ethan Akeley, US, naturalist, devoleped animal mount process  

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

May 19   In the year 1864 nathaniel Hawthorne, US, writer (Scarlet Letter), dies  

May 19   On this day in history skirmish at Cassville GA  

May 20   Battle at Ware Bottom Church VA, 1,400 killed or injured on this day in history.  

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

May 20   John Clare, English poet (Little Trotty Wagtail), dies at 70 in the year 1864.  

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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 in the year 1864.  

Jan 05   Bob Caruthers, American baseball player (d. 1911) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Ban Johnson, Norwalk Ct, baseball founder (American League) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 08   Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (d. 1892) was born in the year 1864.  

Jan 09   Vladimir Steklov, Russian mathematician (d. 1926) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of george Washington Carver, agricultural scientist [or Jul 12]  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia, son of Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich (d. 1931)  

Jan 11   In the year 1864 birth of thomas Dixon, US attorney/playwright (Flaming Sword)  

Famous Deaths In 1864

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 04   In the year 1864 mateo Ferrer, composer, dies at 75  

Jan 07   In the year 1864 death of caleb Blood Smith, 6th U.S. Secretary of the Interior (b. 1808)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Isaac Nathan, UK-Australian composer (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Jan 16   Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Jan 23   Michele Puccini, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

Jan 24   Otto Jonas Lindblad, composer, dies at 54 in the year 1864.  

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