FACTOID # 28: Austin, Texas has more people than Alaska.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
RELATED ARTICLES
People who viewed "1864" also viewed:
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > 1864
Centuries: 18th century · 19th century · 20th century
Decades: 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
Years: 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867
1864 in topic:
Humanities
Archaeology - Architecture - Art - Literature - Music
By country
Australia - Canada - Mexico - South Africa - U.S. - UK
Other topics
Rail Transport - Science - Sports
Lists of leaders
Colonial Governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
Works
1864 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1864
MDCCCLXIV
Ab urbe condita 2617
Armenian calendar 1313
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԳ
Chinese calendar 4560 – 4561
癸亥 – 甲子
Ethiopian calendar 1856 – 1857
Hebrew calendar 5624 – 5625
Hindu calendars
- Vikram Samvat 1919 – 1920
- Shaka Samvat 1786 – 1787
- Kali Yuga 4965 – 4966
Iranian calendar 1242 – 1243
Islamic calendar 1281 – 1282
Thai solar calendar 2407
* Era was changed from Bunkyū 4 in March 27.

1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... // Events and Trends Technology First use of general anesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long The first electrical telegraph sent by Samuel Morse on May 24, 1844 from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1864 in archaeology. ... ... See also: 1863 in art, other events of 1864, 1865 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1863 in literature, other events of 1864, 1865 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1863 in music, other events of 1864, 1865 in music and the list of years in music. Events Anton Bruckner composes his Symphony No. ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1864. ... See also: Other events of 1864 List of years in science . ... 1863 colonial governors - Events of 1864 - 1865 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1864 List of religious leaders in 1864 List of international organization leaders in 1864 Portugal Angola - José Baptista de Andrade, Governor-General of Angola (1862-1865) Categories: 1864 | Lists of... List of state leaders in 1863 - Events of 1864 - List of state leaders in 1865 - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Mutesa I, King of Buganda (1856-1884) Bunyoro - Kyebambe IV, Omukama of Bunyoro (1852-1869) Burundi - Mwezi IV Gisabo, King... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese: , Simplified Chinese: , pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoá¹­aá¹­er) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجری قمری Gāhshomāri-ye Hejri; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in leap years). ... The system of Roman numerals is a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, and was adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is the calendar for any leap year starting on a Friday (dominical letter CB). ... The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Here is a calendar for any leap year starting on Sunday (dominical letter AG). ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and took force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

Contents

Events

January

January 21 is the 21st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... The Tauranga Campaign took place in New Zealand, from January 21, 1864 to June 21 1864, during the Maori Wars. ...

February

February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Eider (-German; Danish: Ejderen; Latin: Egdor or Egdore) is the longest river of the German state of Schleswig-Holstein. ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Motto: Deo Vindice (Latin: With God As Our Vindicator) Anthem: God Save the South (unofficial) Dixie (popular) The Bonnie Blue Flag (popular) Capital Montgomery (until 29 May 1861) Richmond (29 May 1861–2 April 1865) Danville (from 3 April 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Government Confederate Republic President Jefferson... Andersonville is a city in Sumter County, Georgia, United States. ...

March

March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... The Prime Minister, or President of the Government (Spanish: Presidente del Gobierno), of Spain is the Spanish head of government. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... The Red River Campaign or Red River Expedition consisted of a series of battles fought along the Red River in Louisiana during the American Civil War from March 10 to May 22, 1864. ... Alexandria is a city in Louisiana, U.S.A.; it is the parish seat of Rapides Parish, on the south bank of the Red River in almost the exact geographic center of the state. ... March 11 is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... A man-made lake in Keukenhof, Netherlands A lake is a body of water or other liquid of considerable size surrounded by land. ... For other articles with similar names, see Sheffield (disambiguation). ... The Great Sheffield flood, also known as the Great Inundation, was a disaster that devastated parts of Sheffield, England on March 11, 1864. ...

April

  • April 18 - Danish-Prussian War (Second War of Schleswig): Battle of Dybbøl. The Prussian army fielding 10,000 men defeats the Danish defending army of 9,200 at Dybbøl Mill after an artillery bombardment from April 7 to April 18.
  • April 22 - The U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 which mandates that the inscription "In God We Trust" be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.

April 18 is the 108th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (109th in leap years). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Battle of Dybbøl occured on the morning of April 18, 1864 in which the Prussian army defeated the Danish army after hours of heavy bombardment. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Congress in Joint Session. ... The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...

May

May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Ulysses S. Grant George G. Meade Robert E. Lee Strength 101,895 61,025 Casualties 18,400 11,400 The Battle of the Wilderness was the first battle of Lieut. ... Spotsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... Generals Burnside, Hancock, Couch, Ferro, Patrick, Wilcox, Cochrane, Buford and others. ... Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and politician who was elected as the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Ulysses S. Grant George G. Meade Robert E. Lee Strength 101,895 61,025 Casualties 18,400 11,400 The Battle of the Wilderness was the first battle of Lieut. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... On May 11th, 1864, Confederate General Jeb Stuart was shot at Yellow Tavern by a Union sharpshooter at a distance of 30 feet (10 m). ... James Ewell Brown Stuart (February 6, 1833 – May 12, 1864) was an American soldier from Virginia. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Ulysses S. Grant George G. Meade Robert E. Lee Strength 100,000 52,000 Casualties 18,000 12,000 The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, sometimes simply referred to as the Battle of Spotsylvania, was the second battle in Lieut. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Battle of Resaca Conflict American Civil War Date May 13-15, 1864 Place Gordon County and Whitfield County, Georgia Result Inconclusive The Battle of Resaca was part of the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War. ... Generally, a battle is an instance of combat in warfare between two or more parties wherein each group will seek to defeat the others. ... William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... The Battle of New Market was a battle fought on May 15, 1864, in Virginia during Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... The Virginia Military Institute (VMI), located in Lexington, Virginia, is the second oldest state military college in the United States[2] (after The Citadel). ... Franz Sigel Franz Sigel (November 18, 1824 – August 21, 1902) was a German military officer and immigrant to the United States who was a teacher, newspaperman, politician, and served as a Union general in the American Civil War. ... Canoeing on the Shenandoah River near Winchester, VA. The Shenandoah Valley region of western Virginia, from Winchester to Staunton, is bounded by the Blue Ridge mountains to the East and the Allegheny mountains to the West. ... May 18 is the 138th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (139th in leap years). ... Civil War Gold Hoax was an 1864 hoax perpetrated by two US journalists to exploit the financial situation during the United States Civil War. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was an American politician who served as the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... May 20 is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... The Battle of Ware Bottom Church was fought on May 20, 1864, between Union and Confederate forces. ... Federal earthworks at Bermuda Hundred The Bermuda Hundred Campaign was a series of battles fought outside Richmond, Virginia, during May, 1864, in the American Civil War. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The political units and divisions of the United States include: the fifty states, which units are typically divided into counties and townships, and incorporate cities, villages, towns, and other types of municipalities, and other autonomous or subordinate public authorities and institutions; and the federal state, which unit is the United...

June

June 5 is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (157th in leap years), with 209 days remaining. ... Battle of Piedmont Conflict American Civil War Date June 5-6, 1864 Place Augusta County Result Union victory Following Franz Sigels defeat at New Market on May 15, 1864, Union forces under Maj. ... David Hunter David Hunter (July 21, 1802 – February 2, 1886) was a Union general in the American Civil War. ... Piedmont is a town located in Mineral County, West Virginia. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Samuel D. Sturgis Nathan B. Forrest Strength Three-brigade division of infantry and a division of cavalry (about 8,500) cavalry corps (about 3,200) Casualties 2,610 492 Battle of Brices Crossroads was fought on June 10, 1864... Nathan Bedford Forrest Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), was a Confederate general and perhaps the American Civil Wars most highly regarded cavalry and partisan ranger (guerrilla leader). ... Samuel Davis Sturgis (June 11, 1822-September 28, 1889) was an American military officer who served as a Union general in the American Civil War. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Ulysses S. Grant George G. Meade Robert E. Lee Strength 108,000 62,000 Casualties 13,000 2,500 The Battle of Cold Harbor, the final battle of Union Lt. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... [[ Historical Information Arlington National Cemetery Section 27 Facts Pvt. ... Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, is a Greek revival style mansion located in Arlington, Virginia, on bluffs overlooking the Potomac River, directly across from the National Mall in Washington, D.C.. During the American Civil War, the grounds of the mansion were selected as the site of Arlington... Graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York A cemetery is a place in which dead bodies and cremated remains are buried. ... Edwin McMasters Stanton (December 19, 1814 – December 24, 1869), was an American lawyer, politician, United States Attorney General in 1860-61 and Secretary of War through most of the American Civil War and Reconstruction era. ... Troops in the Siege of Petersburg faced the usual siege armaments — projectiles of all shapes and sizes and attacks on fortifications — but the Union added underground explosives to the mix. ... Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was a career U.S. Army officer and the most celebrated general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... The Tauranga Campaign took place in New Zealand, from January 21, 1864 to June 21 1864, during the Maori Wars. ...

July

July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Battle of Peachtree Creek Conflict American Civil War Date July 20, 1864 Place Fulton County, Georgia Result Union victory The Battle of Peachtree Creek was a battle of the American Civil War, fought in Georgia on July 20, 1864. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ... John Bell Hood John Bell Hood (June 1, 1831 – August 30, 1879) was a Confederate general during the American Civil War. ... Portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman by Mathew Brady William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, and author. ... July 22 is the 203rd day (204th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 162 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders William T. Sherman James B. McPherson† John B. Hood Strength Military Division of the Mississippi Army of Tennessee Casualties 3,641 8,499 The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta campaign fought during the American Civil War... July 24 is the 205th day (206th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 160 days remaining. ... Jubal Anderson Early (November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894) was a lawyer and Confederate general in the American Civil War. ... Portrait of George Crook George Crook (September 8, 1828 – March 21, 1890) was a career U.S. Army officer, most noted for his distinguished service during the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Battle of Ezra Church Conflict American Civil War Date July 28, 1864 Place Fulton County, Georgia Result Union victory The Battle of Ezra Church was fought on July 28, 1864, in Fulton County, Georgia, during the American Civil War. ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... Maria Isabella Boyd (May 4, 1844 – June 11, 1900), best known as Belle Boyd, was a Confederate spy in the American Civil War. ... A photo of the prison The prisons architectural diagram. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders Ambrose E. Burnside Robert E. Lee Strength IX Corps elements of the Army of Northern Virginia Casualties 5,300 total 1,032 total {{{notes}}} The Battle of the Crater was a battle of the American Civil War, part of the...

August

August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... The Elgin Watch Company (National Watch Company) was founded in 1864 . ... Incorporated City in 1854. ... August 5 is the 217th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (218th in leap years), with 148 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Combatants United States of America (U.S. Navy) Confederate States of America (Confederate States Navy) Commanders David Farragut (navy) Gordon Granger (army) Franklin Buchanan (navy) Dabney H. Maury (army) Strength 14 wooden ships (including 2 gunboats) 4 ironclad monitors 5,500 Land Force Three gunboats One ironclad Casualties 322 men... Mobile Bay - Landsat photo Mobile Bay is an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico, lying within the state of Alabama in the United States. ... Nickname: The Azalea City Coordinates: Country US State Alabama County Mobile Founded 1702 Incorporated 1814 Mayor Sam Jones Area    - City 412. ... Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Admiral David Glasgow Farragut David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 – August 14, 1870) was the commander-in-chief of the U.S. Navy during the American Civil War. ... For other meanings of confederate and confederacy, see confederacy (disambiguation) National Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God our Vindicator) Official language English de facto nationwide Various European and Native American languages regionally Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9... The name Southern has applied to a number of things over the years. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... Battle of Globe Tavern Conflict American Civil War Date August 18–21,1864 Place Petersburg, Virginia Result Union victory The Battle of Globe Tavern, also known as the Second Battle of the Weldon Railroad, saw the Confederate forces loose control of the vital Weldon Railroad to the Union army... A General is an officer of high military rank. ... Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and politician who was elected as the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ... For other meanings of confederate and confederacy, see confederacy (disambiguation) National Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God our Vindicator) Official language English de facto nationwide Various European and Native American languages regionally Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9... Location Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Virginia Independent city Founded December 17, 1748 Mayor Annie M. Mickens Geographical characteristics Area     City 60. ... The Battle of the Weldon Railroad refers to two actions during the American Civil War. ... 1. ... August 22 is the 234th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (235th in leap years), with 131 days remaining. ... The Red Cross and the Red Crescent emblems, the symbols from which the Movement derives its name The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement whose stated mission is to protect human life and health, to ensure respect for the human being and all other... Coat of arms of the Canton of Geneva Coat of arms of the City of Geneva Geneva (French: Genève, German: Genf, Italian: Ginevra, Romansh Genevra, Spanish: Ginebra) is the second-most populous city in Switzerland (after Zurich), located where Lake Geneva (French: Lac de Genève or Lac L... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert Edward Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... United States is the current Good Article Collaboration of the week! Please help to improve this article to the highest of standards. ... A General is an officer of high military rank. ... Portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman by Mathew Brady William Tecumseh Sherman (February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891) was an American soldier, businessman, and author. ... Nickname: Hotlanta, The Big Peach, The ATL, A-Town Location in Fulton County in the state of Georgia Coordinates: Country United States State Georgia Counties Fulton, Dekalb Mayor Shirley Franklin (D) Area    - City 343. ...

September

  • September 1 - American Civil War: Confederate General Hood evacuates Atlanta after a four month siege mounted by Union General Sherman.
  • September 1 - 8 - Delegates from the Canadian colonies meet at the Charlottetown Conference to discuss Canadian Confederation.
  • September 2 - American Civil War: Union forces under General Sherman enter Atlanta a day after the Confederate defenders fled the city.
  • September 7 - American Civil War: Atlanta, Georgia is evacuated on orders of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman.

September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... Delegates of the Charlottetown Convention The Charlottetown Conference was a conference in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island for representatives from the colonies of British North America to discuss Canadian Confederation. ... We dont have an article called Canadian-confederation Start this article Search for Canadian-confederation in. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ...

October

October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Saltville is a town in Virginia, United States. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (279th in Leap years). ... Radar image of a tropical cyclone in the northern hemisphere. ... This article is on Calcutta/Kolkata, the city. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Battle of Toms Brook was fought on October 9, 1864, between Union cavalry and Confederate forces. ... Toms Brook is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 64 days remaining. ... Fair Oaks is an unicorporated community located in Henrico County, Virginia. ... Nickname: River City, Cap City, R-V-A Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (D) Area    - City 62. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The region of Schleswig (former English name: Sleswick, Danish: Sønderjylland or Slesvig, Low German: Sleswig, North Frisian: Slaswik or Sleesweg) covers the area about 60 km north and 70 km south of the border between Germany and Denmark. ... Holstein (Hol-shtayn) (Low German: Holsteen, Danish: Holsten, Latin and historical English: Holsatia) is the southern part of Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, between the rivers Elbe and Eider. ... This article discusses the Lauenburg in Schleswig-Holstein. ... Coat of Arms of the Kingdom of Prussia, 1701-1918 Prussia (German: ; Latin: Borussia, Prutenia; Lithuanian: ; Polish: ; Old Prussian: PrÅ«sa) was, most recently, a historic state originating in East Prussia, an area which for centuries had substantial influence on German and European history. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Nickname: Queen City Map Political Statistics Founded October 30, 1864 County Lewis and Clark County Mayor James E. Smith Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 36. ... A prospector is a person who prospects, or explores an area for natural resources such as minerals, oil, flora or fauna. ... General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Minor parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal • • A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to...

November

November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... The Battle of Johnsonville was fought November 4–5, 1864, in Benton County, Tennessee, as part of the Franklin-Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War In an effort to check the Union army’s advance through Georgia, Maj. ... Nathan Bedford Forrest Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), was a Confederate general and perhaps the American Civil Wars most highly regarded cavalry and partisan ranger (guerrilla leader). ... November 8 is the 312th day of the year (313th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 53 days remaining. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865), sometimes called Abe Lincoln and nicknamed Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, and the Great Emancipator, was an American politician who served as the 16th President of the United States (1861 to 1865), and the first president from the Republican Party. ... George Brinton McClellan (December 3, 1826 - October 29, 1885) was a Major General of the Union Army during the American Civil War. ... November 15 is the 319th day of the year (320th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 46 days remaining. ... Engraving by Alexander Hay Ritchie depicting Shermans March Shermans March to the Sea is the name commonly given to the Savannah Campaign, conducted in late 1864 by Major General William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army during the American Civil War. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... During the judicial reform of Emperor Alexander II, a completely new court system and a completely new order of legal proceedings were established in Imperial Russia The judicial reform of Alexander II is generally considered one of the most successful and the most consistent (along with the military reform) of... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... November 22 is the 326th day (327th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Nashville Largest city Memphis Largest metro area Nashville Area  Ranked 36th  - Total 42,169 sq mi (109,247 km²)  - Width 120 miles (195 km)  - Length 440 miles (710 km)  - % water 2. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Combatants Native Americans Various (see text) Indian Wars is the name used by historians in the United States to describe a series of conflicts between the United States and Native American peoples (Indians) of North America. ... Combatants United States of America Cheyenne, Arapaho Commanders John M. Chivington Black Kettle Strength 800 soldiers 500, mostly elderly, women and children Casualties 10 dead, 36 wounded 200 dead The Sand Creek Massacre (also known as the Chivington Massacre or the Battle of Sand Creek) was an incident in the... Official language(s) English Capital Denver Largest city Denver Area  Ranked 8th  - Total 104,185 sq mi (269,837 km²)  - Width 280 miles (451 km)  - Length 380 miles (612 km)  - % water 0. ... John Milton Chivington (January 27, 1821 – October 4, 1892) was a 19th century United States Army officer noted for his role in the New Mexico Campaign of the American Civil War and in the Colorado War. ... Cheyenne lodges with buffalo meat drying, 1870 For other uses, see Cheyenne (disambiguation). ... Scabby Bull, Arapaho 1806 Arapaho camp, ca. ... November 30 is the 334th day (335th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 31 days remaining. ... Battle of Franklin II Conflict American Civil War Date November 30, 1864 Place Williamson County, Tennessee Result Union victory The Battle of Franklin was a major engagement of the American Civil War fought at Franklin, Tennessee on November 30, 1864. ... The Army of Tennessee was formed in November 1862. ... Franklin is a city in Williamson County, Tennessee, USA. The population was 41,842 at the 2000 census. ...

December

  • December 4 - American Civil War: Sherman's March to the Sea - At Waynesboro, Georgia, forces under Union General Judson Kilpatrick prevent troops led by Confederate General Joseph Wheeler from interfering with Union General Sherman's campaign of destroying a wide swath of the South on his march to Savannah, GA (Union forces did suffer more than three times the casualties as the Confederates, however).
  • December 15-16 - American Civil War: Union forces decisively defeat the Confederate Army of Tennessee at the Battle of Nashville

December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Waynesboro is a city located in Burke County, Georgia. ... Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836-1881) Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (14 January 1836 near Deckertown, New Jersey – 4 December 1881 in Santiago, Chile) was a officer in the Union army during the American Civil War achieving the rank of Brevet Major General, the United States Minister to Chile, and a failed... Joseph Wheeler Joseph Wheeler (September 10, 1836 – January 25, 1906) was an American military commander and politician who fought during the Civil War and Spanish-American War and served as a U.S. Representative from Alabama. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants United States of America Confederate States of America Commanders George H. Thomas John Bell Hood Strength IV Corps, XXIII Corps, detachment of Army of the Tennessee, provisional detachment, and Cavalry Corps Army of Tennessee Casualties 2,900 approximately 13,000 The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle...

Date unknown

Combatants Qing Empire Taiping Heavenly Kingdom Commanders Xianfeng Emperor, Tongzhi Emperor, Empress Dowager Cixi Hong Xiuquan The Taiping Rebellion (1851–1864) was perhaps the bloodiest civil war in human history, a clash between the forces of the Qing Empire in China and those inspired by a Hakka self-proclaimed mystic...   (Chinese: 南京; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin), Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal map spelling)) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ... James Clerk Maxwell (13 June 1831 – 5 November 1879) was a Scottish mathematical physicist, born in Edinburgh. ... {{otheruses4|the radiation|the appliance|microwaves equency = 1 GHz) to 1 mm (300 GHz). ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: First Geneva Convention The First Geneva Convention is one of several Geneva Conventions. ... The Danevirke on Carta marina. ... The Syllabus of Errors (Latin: Syllabus Errorum) was a document issued by Pope Pius IX in 1864 as an appendix to his encyclical Quanta Cura. ... Pius IX, born Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti (May 13, 1792 – February 7, 1878), was Pope for a record pontificate (not counting the Apostle St. ... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrines or political movements that envisage a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to social control. ... Venancio Flores was a Uruguayan political figure. ... John Wisden (5 September 1826 – 5 April 1884) was an English cricketer who played 186 first-class cricket matches for three English county cricket teams, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey. ... Wisden Cricketers Almanack is by far the best known reference book concerned with the sport of cricket and probably the most famous reference book about any sport published in the United Kingdom. ... Asa Shinn Mercer (June 6, 1839August 10, 1917) was the first president of the Territorial University of Washington and a member of the Washington State Senate. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... The Mercer Girls or Mercer Maids refers to the 1860s project of Asa Shinn Mercer, an American who lived in Seattle, who decided to import women to Pacific Northwest. ...

Births

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... Alfred Stieglitz (January 1, 1864 – July 13, 1946) was an American-born photographer who was instrumental over his fifty-year career in making photography an acceptable art form alongside painting and sculpture. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Prince Albert Victor Christian Edward, Duke of Clarence and Avondale, KG KP (January 8, 1864 – January 14, 1892) was a member of the British Royal Family, as the eldest son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) and Alexandra of Denmark. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien (January 13, 1864 – August 30, 1928) was a German physicist who, in 1893, used theories about heat and electromagnetism to compose Wiens displacement law, which relates the maximum emission of a blackbody to its temperature. ... Nobel Prize medal. ... 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Marguerite Durand, born January 24, 1864 – died March 16, 1936, was a French stage actress, journalist, and a leading suffragette. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Artists in Munich 1914: (from left) Alexej von Jawlensky, Clotilde von Derp, Marianne von Werefkin, Alexander Sacharoff Alexej Georgewitsch von Jawlensky (?March 13, 1864 – March 15, 1941) was a Russian expressionist painter active in Germany. ... This article is about the year. ... March 14 is the 73rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (74th in leap years) with 292 days remaining in the year. ... Portrait of The Brave Engineer himself: John Luther Casey Jones, 1864-1900. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in Leap years). ... Johan Halvorsen (March 15, 1864–December 4, 1935) was a Norwegian composer, conductor and musician. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... Charlie Russell in his youth Charles Marion Russell (b. ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Maximilian Weber (IPA: ) (April 21, 1864 – June 14, 1920) was a German political economist and sociologist who is considered one of the founders of the modern study of sociology and public administration. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... Marian Billups Booth (May 4, 1864 – January 5, 1937), better known as Marie Booth, was the third daughter of William and Catherine Booth. ... William Booth (April 10, 1829 – August 20, 1912) was the founder and 1st General (1878-1912) of The Salvation Army. ... Catherine Booth (January 17, 1829 – October 4, 1890) was the Mother of The Salvation Army. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... Léon Gaumont, born May 10, 1864 - died August 10, 1946, was a French inventor, engineer, and industrialist who was a pioneer of the motion picture industry. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Interior with a Girl at the Clavier. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Ransom Eli Olds (June 3, 1864–August 26, 1950) was a pioneer of American automobile industry. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... Richard Strauss Richard Strauss (June 11, 1864 – September 8, 1949) was a German composer of the late Romantic era, particularly noted for his tone poems and operas. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... June 25 is the 176th day of the year (177th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 189 days remaining. ... Walther Nernst. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... This article is about the year. ... July 11 is the 192nd day (193rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 173 days remaining. ... Peter Constantinov Deunov Master Beinsa Douno Master of Esoteric Christianity Petar Constantinov Deunov (Bulgarian Петър Константинов Дънов, pronounced ) was a spiritual teacher and founder of a school of Esoteric Christianity. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... John Astor IV and Madeleine Astor Colonel John Jacob Astor IV (July 13, 1864 – April 15, 1912) was a businessman, inventor, writer and a member of the prominent Astor family. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Categories: Stub | 1864 births | 1931 deaths | Members of the Swedish Academy | Nobel Prize in Literature winners | Swedish language poets ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Roman Dmowski Roman Dmowski (b. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, previously known as Lord Robert Cecil (September 14, 1864 – November 24, 1958) was a lawyer, politician and diplomat. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alexander Grechaninov (October 25, 1864 Moscow, – January 3, 1956 New York) was a Russian Romantic composer, a student of Sergei Taneyev and Nikolai Rimsky_Korsakov known for his liturgical and other choral music. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... Alfred Hermann Fried - Austrian stamp 6 Schillings Alfred Hermann Fried (November 11, 1864 in Vienna, Austria- May 5, 1921 in Vienna), was an Austrian Jewish pacifist, publicist, journalist, co-founder of the German peace movement, and winner (with Tobias Asser) of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1911. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... November 23 is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 38 days remaining. ... Henry Bourne Joy (November 23, 1864 in Detroit, Michigan - November 6, 1936) was president of the prestigious Packard Motor Car Company. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward Higgins (November 26, 1864 – December 14, 1947) was the 3rd General of The Salvation Army (1929-1934). ... The Salvation Army is a Evangelist Christian denomination, a charity and a social services organization. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Wiliam Surrey Hart Movie poster for Harts 1916 western The Aryan in which he played a white (Anglo-Saxon) member of a Mexican gang, having turned against his own people. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Paul Elmer More (December 12, 1864 – March 9, 1937) was an American critic and essayist. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Cosmo Gordon Lang, Baron Lang of Lambeth (1864-1945) was Archbishop of York (1908-1928) and Archbishop of Canterbury (1928-1942). ... Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ...

Date unknown

After the death of powerful Anti-Saloon League leader Wayne Wheeler in 1927, Bishop James Cannon, Jr. ... Between 1830 and 1840, most temperance organizations began to argue that the only way to prevent drunkenness was to eliminate the consumption of alcohol. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ...

Deaths

Commons logo
Wikimedia Commons has media related to:
1864

  Results from FactBites:
 
United States presidential election, 1864 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (666 words)
The U.S. presidential election of 1864 was conducted during the Civil War, and as such the Confederate states did not participate.
It was widely assumed—and indeed evident in the soldiers' corps—that those serving in the Army were going to turn out heavily for Lincoln; the expectation was validated as Lincoln received more than 70% of the soldiers' vote.
Abraham Lincoln was renominated by the Republican Party, which changed its name for the 1864 election to the “National Union Party”.
1864 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1835 words)
1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar.
April 22 - The U.S. Congress passes the Coinage Act of 1864 which mandates that the inscription "In God We Trust" be placed on all coins minted as United States currency.
November 8 - U.S. presidential election, 1864: Abraham Lincoln is reelected in an overwhelming victory over George McClellan.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m