Historical Events In 1861
Saturday, 23 February 2019
Jul 21 Battle of first Bull Run on this day in history.
Jul 21 In the year 1861 francis Stebbins Bartow, Confederate colonel, dies in battle at 44
Jul 21 The first major battle of Civil War ends (Bull Run), Va-South wins in the year 1861.
Jul 22 In the year 1861 barnard Elliot Bee, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 37
Jul 23 Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16) in the year 1861.
Jul 24 Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA on this day in history.
Jul 25 Washington DC in the year 1861.
Jul 27 Battle of Mathias Point, VA in the year 1861.
Jul 27 In the year 1861 union Gen George McClellan took command of Potamic Army
Jul 29 In the year 1861 alica Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt
Jul 31 On this day in history 9,300 mm rainfall in July in Cherrapunji, Assam: world record
Aug 01 On this day in history brazil recognizes Confederacy
Aug 01 Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1861 skirmish at Dug Springs, MI
Aug 03 Federal fleet bombs Galveston Texas in the year 1861.
Aug 03 On this day in history first manned balloon from a ship used to observe Confederate artillery position at Hampton Roads, VA
Aug 05 Enlistment increases from 3 months to 2 years in the year 1861.
Aug 05 On this day in history uS Army abolishes flogging
Aug 05 US levies its first Income Tax (3% of incomes over $800) on this day in history.
Aug 06 On this day in history edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, 2nd wife of Theodore Roosevelt
Aug 06 On this day in history lexington KY-Union milt camp forms in neutral state
Aug 08 In the year 1861 william Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")
Aug 09 Wilhelm Berger, composer on this day in history.
Aug 10 In the year 1861 almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist
Aug 10 In the year 1861 battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed
Aug 10 Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on this day in history.
Aug 12 Skirmish at Texas-rebels are attacked by Apache Indians in the year 1861.
Aug 14 In the year 1861 79th NY troops mutinies
Aug 14 In the year 1861 bion Joseph Arnold, electrical engineer/inventor
Aug 15 Lincoln directs reinforcements to be sent to MO on this day in history.
Aug 16 On this day in history pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy
Aug 19 On this day in history confederacy Congress allies with govt of MO
Aug 20 Skirmish at Jonesboro MO on this day in history.
Aug 27 Battle of Cape Hatteras SC-Union troops take Ft Clark on this day in history.