Historical Events In 1864
Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Jun 03 James P McMahon, US Union colonel (164th NY), dies in battle on this day in history.
Jun 03 In the year 1864 ransom Eli Olds, auto (Oldsmobile) & truck (REO) manufacturer
Jun 04 Nassau William Senior, British economist in the year 1864.
Jun 05 In the year 1864 battle of Piedmont, VA (Augusta City)
Jun 05 William Edmonson "Grumble" Jones, Conf brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 in the year 1864.
Jun 06 Battle of Lake Chicot, AR (Dutch Bayou) on this day in history.
Jun 07 Abe Lincoln renominated for Pres by Republican Party on this day in history.
Jun 09 In the year 1864 battle of Big Shanty, GA
Jun 10 Battle of Kellar's Bridge KY (Licking River) on this day in history.
Jun 10 On this day in history siege of Petersburgbegins and lasts until April 2, 1865
Jun 11 -12] Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad) in the year 1864.
Jun 11 In the year 1864 300' (90 m) of Meigg's Wharf washed away in storm
Jun 11 On this day in history richard Georg Strauss, Munich Germany, composer (Don Quixote)
Jun 12 Lee sends Early into Shenandoah Valley on this day in history.
Jun 14 In the year 1864 alois Alzheimer, Germany, psychiatrist/pathologist (Alzheimer Disease)
Jun 14 Battle of Pine Mt, Gen Leonidas Polk killed in action in the year 1864.
Jun 14 Congress rules Black soldiers must receive equal pay in the year 1864.
Jun 14 Leonidas Polk, general, killed in action in Battle of Pine Mt in the year 1864.
Jun 15 -17] Skirmish at Gilgal Church, Georgia on this day in history.
Jun 15 Arlington National Cemetary is established by an order signed by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton in the year 1864.
Jun 15 Battle for Petersburg begins as Gen Grant assaults Confederate line on this day in history.
Jun 15 On this day in history joseph Guy Marie Ropartz, composer/=
Jun 15 Robert E Lee's home area (Arlington, VA) becomes a miltary cemetery on this day in history.
Jun 16 Battle of Lynchburg VA in the year 1864.
Jun 16 Siege of Petersburg & Richmond begins on this day in history.
Jun 17 -18] Confederate troops pull back out Solves/lost Mt, Georgia on this day in history.
Jun 18 At Petersburg, Grant ends 4 days of assaults in the year 1864.
Jun 19 In the year 1864 cSS "Alabama" sunk by USS "Kearsarge" off Cherbourg, France
Jun 19 On this day in history george Lincoln Prescott, US Union brig-gen, dies of injuries
Jun 20 On this day in history australians in engagement at Te Ranga, New Zealand
Jun 20 Battle of Kinston NC & Battle of Abingdon VA on this day in history.
Jun 20 In the year 1864 worm Pander, sculptor
Jun 21 On this day in history new Zealand Land Wars: The Tauranga Campaign ends.
Jun 22 Battle of Ream's Station, VA (Wilson's Raid) in the year 1864.