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1864 in History (Part 4)

Events in History

Events 301 - 338 of 338

  • Nov 21 -22] Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia
  • Nov 22 American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties
  • Nov 22 Union General O Howard orders plunderers be shot to death
  • Nov 23 -25] Battle at Ball's Ferry Georgia (30 casualties)
  • Nov 25 Confederate plot to burn New York city fails
  • Nov 25 Confederate retreat at Sandersville, Georgia
  • Nov 26 Confederate troops vacate Sandersville Georgia
  • Nov 26 Skirmish at Sylvan Brutal/Waynesboro, Georgia
  • Nov 27 2nd day of Battles at Waynesboro, Georgia
  • Nov 28 3rd day of Battles at Waynesboro/Jones's Plantation, Georgia
  • Nov 28 Battle of New Creek, West Virginia (Rosser's Raid, Ft Kelly)
  • Nov 29 4th & last day of skirmishes at Waynesboro, Georgia
  • Nov 29 Battle of Spring Hill, TN (Thomason's Station)
  • Nov 29 Sand Creek Massacre, Colorado militia kills about 150 peaceful Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians including Cheyenne chief One-Eye
  • Nov 30 Battle of Franklin, Tennessee: Confederate attack fails, 7,700 casualties
  • Nov 30 Battle of Honey Hill, South Carolina (Broad River) 96 dead, 665 wounded

  • 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")

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Dec 8 James Clerk Maxwell's paper "A Dynamical Theory of the Electromagnetic Field" is 1st read by the Royal Society in London (published by the Royal Society 1865)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

  • Dec 13 Battle of Fort McAllister, Georgia

BattleDeclaration of War

Dec 13 War of the Triple Alliance: Paraguay officially declares war on Brazil, invades the next day

President of Paraguay Francisco Solano López
President of Paraguay
Francisco Solano López

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