Historical Events In 1861
Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Aug 28 In the year 1861 battle of Fort Hatteras NC
Aug 29 American Civil War: US Navy squadron captures forts at Hatteras Inlet, North Carolina in the year 1861.
Aug 29 On this day in history 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 In the year 1861 general Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky
Sep 09 On this day in history sally Tompkins is only Confederate Army female commissioned officer
Sep 10 -15] Battle at Cheat Mountain, Elkwater West Virginia in the year 1861.
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 On this day in history fortunato Santini, composer, dies at 83
Sep 16 Battle of Princeton WV in the year 1861.
Sep 17 On this day in history 1st day school for freedmen forms at Fortress Monroe Virginia
Sep 17 Owen Seaman, poet/editor (Punch) on this day in history.
Sep 20 In the year 1861 battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union
Sep 22 Fort Fauntleroy (Wingate), rapes Navaho Indians in the year 1861.
Sep 23 On this day in history edmond H H Allenby, English fieldmarshal/high director (Egypt)
Sep 25 On this day in history secretary of US Navy authorizes enlistment of slaves
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 On this day in history former VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky
Oct 04 Frederic Remington, US, artist/sculptor of American West on this day in history.
Oct 06 Elias Canneman, liberal minister of Finance (1813-14), dies at 84 in the year 1861.
Oct 06 Naval Engagement at Charleston, SC USS Flag vs BR Alert on this day in history.
Oct 08 In the year 1861 theodore Roberts, SF CA, actor (Roaring Road, 10 Commandments)
Oct 10 In the year 1861 fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian Arctic explorer/humanitarian (Nobel 1922)
Oct 11 On this day in history battle of Dumfries, VA (Quantico Creek)
Oct 12 Confederate ironclad Manassas attack Union's Richmond on Mississippi on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1861 confederate ironclad Manassas attacks Union's Richmond on Mississippi
Oct 14 In the year 1861 bjarni Thorsteinsson, composer
Oct 16 Confederacy starts selling postage stamps on this day in history.
Oct 16 In the year 1861 confedercy starts selling postage stamps
Oct 21 Battle of Balls Bluff, VA (Leesburg, Harrison's Island) on this day in history.
Oct 21 In the year 1861 edward Dickinson Baker, US attorney/senator, dies in battle at 50