Historical Events In 1861
Monday, 09 December 2019
Aug 28 In the year 1861 battle of Fort Hatteras NC
Aug 29 On this day in history american Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina.
Aug 29 In the year 1861 franz Joseph Glaser, composer, dies at 63
Sep 01 Grant assumes command of Federal forces at Cape Girardeau MI on this day in history.
Sep 03 In the year 1861 confederate forces enter Kentucky, thus ending its neutrality
Sep 06 On this day in history general Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky
Sep 09 Sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer in the year 1861.
Sep 10 In the year 1861 -15] Battle at Cheat Mountain, Elkwater West Virginia
Sep 11 In the year 1861 juhani Aho, Fins journalist/writer (Panu, Tuomio)
Sep 13 In the year 1861 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla
Sep 14 In the year 1861 fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83
Sep 16 In the year 1861 battle of Princeton WV
Sep 17 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia in the year 1861.
Sep 17 In the year 1861 owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch)
Sep 20 Battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union on this day in history.
Sep 22 On this day in history fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians
Sep 23 On this day in history edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)
Sep 25 Secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves in the year 1861.
Sep 26 In the year 1861 2nd British Golf Open: Tom Morris Sr shoots a 163 at Prestwick Club
Sep 28 Pedro De Cordoba, NYC, actor (Club Havana, Swamp Fire, Saboteur) on this day in history.
Oct 02 In the year 1861 former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky
Oct 04 In the year 1861 frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West
Oct 06 On this day in history elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84
Oct 06 Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert on this day in history.
Oct 08 On this day in history theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments)
Oct 10 Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922) on this day in history.
Oct 11 On this day in history battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)
Oct 12 In the year 1861 confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi
Oct 12 Confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1861 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
Oct 16 On this day in history confederacy starts selling postage stamps
Oct 16 In the year 1861 confedercy starts selling postage stamps
Oct 21 In the year 1861 battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island)
Oct 21 On this day in history edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50