June 15, 1864 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • -17] Skirmish at Gilgal Church, Georgia

BattleBattle of Interest

Battle for Petersburg begins as General Ulysses S. Grant assaults Confederate line

US President & Union General Ulysses S. Grant
US President & Union General
Ulysses S. Grant
  • Capt Mendell begins building 640m long ponton bridge over James R Va

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert E. Lee's home area (Arlington, VA) becomes a military cemetery

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee
  • US Congress passes legislation equalizing pay for Black soldiers