Historical Events in December 1864

  • Dec 1 Raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, TN to Saltville, VA
  • Dec 1 Skirmish at Millen Brutal, Georgia
  • Dec 2 Skirmish at Rocky Creek Church, Georgia
  • Dec 3 Skirmish at Thomas' Station, Georgia
  • Dec 4 Battle of Waynesborough (Brier Creek), Georgia
  • Dec 4 Romanian Jews are forbidden to practise law
  • Dec 6 Battle of Deveaux's Neck, South Carolina
  • Dec 7 Skirmish at Ebenezer Creek/Cypress Swamp, Georgia
  • Dec 8 Pope Pius IX publishes encyclical Quanta cura ("Syllabus errorum")

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Dec 8 The Clifton Suspension Bridge, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is finally opened in Bristol, England, 5 years after his death

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Dec 10 General Sherman's armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins

  • Dec 13 Battle of Fort McAllister, Georgia
  • Dec 15 Battle of Nashville, Tennessee
  • Dec 15 Raid on Stoneman: Abingdon & Glade Springs, Virginia
  • Dec 16 Battle of Nashville ends after 4400 casualities
  • Dec 20 -Dec 27th] Battle of Ft Fisher, NC
  • Dec 21 General Sherman conquers Savannah, Georgia
  • Dec 24 Battle of Gordonsville, VA
  • Dec 28 Battle of Egypt Station, MS