EDN Bicentennial Series: Timeline, 1861-1865

Timeline

1861-1865

1861 – Abraham Lincoln inauguration in Washington, D.C., making him 16th President of the United States – March 4

1861 – Groundbreaking for St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, April 1861

1861 – Fall of Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina, attacked by Confederates sparking the beginning of the Civil War on April 12

1861 – Cornerstone laid for new St. Joseph’s Seminary and College in Teutopolis on July 2

1862 – Battle at Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee, April 6

1862 – Teutopolis two-day celebration for the opening of St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, Sept. 14 and 15

1862 – First classes begin in Teutopolis at St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, Sept. 16

1863 – Major General Ulysses S. Grant with the objective of seizing control of the Mississippi River attacks Confederate troops close to Vicksburg, Mississippi, May, June and July

1863 – Mother Frances Schervier starts her journey to Teutopolis in July

1864 – Battle of Atlanta, Georgia, July 22

1864 – Battle of Nashville, Tennessee, December

1865 – Abraham Lincoln assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., by John Wilkes Booth, April 14

1865 – End of the Civil War in America, May 9

Timeline

1861-1865

1861 – Abraham Lincoln inauguration in Washington, D.C., making him 16th President of the United States – March 4

1861 – Groundbreaking for St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, April 1861

1861 – Fall of Fort Sumter, Charleston, South Carolina, attacked by Confederates sparking the beginning of the Civil War on April 12

1861 – Cornerstone laid for new St. Joseph’s Seminary and College in Teutopolis on July 2

1862 – Battle at Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee, April 6

1862 – Teutopolis two-day celebration for the opening of St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, Sept. 14 and 15

1862 – First classes begin in Teutopolis at St. Joseph’s Seminary and College, Sept. 16

1863 – Major General Ulysses S. Grant with the objective of seizing control of the Mississippi River attacks Confederate troops close to Vicksburg, Mississippi, May, June and July

1863 – Mother Frances Schervier starts her journey to Teutopolis in July

1864 – Battle of Atlanta, Georgia, July 22

1864 – Battle of Nashville, Tennessee, December

1865 – Abraham Lincoln assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., by John Wilkes Booth, April 14

1865 – End of the Civil War in America

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