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Events from the year 1865 in the United States. The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate States, beginning the Reconstruction era of U.S. history.

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IncumbentsEdit

Federal GovernmentEdit

EventsEdit

January–MarchEdit

April–JuneEdit

 
Fires in Richmond, Virginia burn out of control in the largely abandoned city after Evacuation Sunday (April 2)
 
April 27: Sultana burns

July–SeptemberEdit

October–DecemberEdit

 
July 30: Brother Jonathan sinks

UndatedEdit

OngoingEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

External linksEdit