Historical Events in January 1865

  • Jan 1 -Apr 26th] Carolinas' campaign
  • Jan 3 Con Orem & Hugh O'Neill box 193 rounds before darkness ends match
  • Jan 4 The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City.
  • Jan 11 Battle of Beverly, West Virginia, Confederate forces attack Union post
  • Jan 12 -13] Union fleet bombs Fort Fisher NC
  • Jan 13 -Jan 15th] BBT & CPT Ft Fisher, NC
  • Jan 15 Ft Fisher, NC, falls to Union troops
  • Jan 16 Drunken sailor attacks munitions at Ft Fisher NC, 40 die
  • Jan 16 Gen Wm Sherman issues Field Order #15 (land for blacks)
  • Jan 16 SF Dramatic Chronicle started
  • Jan 18 Battle of Ft Moultrie, SC
  • Jan 19 NV Suriname Bank established
  • Jan 19 Union occupies Fort Anderson, NC
  • Jan 23 -Jan 25th) Battle of City Point, VA (James River, Trent's Reach)
  • Jan 25 CSS Shenandoah arrives in Melbourne, Australia

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Jan 28 Confederate President Jefferson Davis names 3 peace commissioners

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis
  • Jan 31 Congress passes 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery in America (121-24)

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Jan 31 General Robert E. Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies during US Civil War

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee