1861 in the United States

Events from the year 1861 in the United States. This year marked the beginning of the American Civil War.

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1861
in
the United States

Decades:
See also:

IncumbentsEdit

Federal GovernmentEdit

EventsEdit

January–MarchEdit

 
March 4: Abraham Lincoln becomes the 16th U.S. President
 
Hannibal Hamlin becomes the 15th U.S. Vice President

April–JuneEdit

 
April 12–14: Battle of Fort Sumter, the beginning of the American Civil War

July–SeptemberEdit

 
July 21: Confederate victory at the First Battle of Bull Run

October–DecemberEdit

OngoingEdit

UndatedEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Historical Events in January 1861". OnThisDay.com. Retrieved 6 December 2018.

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