On This Day

What Happened on April 18, 1865

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston surrenders to General William T. Sherman in North Carolina

US Army Officer and Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston
US Army Officer and Confederate General
Joseph E. Johnston
Union General William Tecumseh Sherman
Union General
William Tecumseh Sherman

1865 Highlights

About April 18, 1865

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 155 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries