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Civil War 1864 Time Period Events

Browse all Events in the Civil War 1864 Time Period.

Battle of Staunton River Bridge

June 25, 1864 Fought on June 25, 1864, the Battle of Staunton River Bridge was the first major engagement of the Wilson-Kautz Raid during … Read more

Battle of the Crater

July 30, 1864 Fought on July 30, 1864, the Battle of the Crater was a failed Union attempt to bring an early conclusion to … Read more

Battle of the Wilderness

May 5–7, 1864 Fought between May 5 and 7, 1864, the Battle of the Wilderness was the first major battle in Lieutenant General Ulysses … Read more

Battle of Tom’s Brook

October 9, 1864 On March 12, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Ulysses S. Grant as General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United States. Upon … Read more

Battle of Totopotomoy Creek

May 29–30, 1864 On March 10, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Ulysses S. Grant as General-in-Chief of the Armies of the United States. Grant … Read more

Battle of Trevilian Station

June 11 – June 12, 1864 On March 10, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln appointed Ulysses S. Grant as General-in-Chief of the Armies of the … Read more

Battle of Utoy Creek

August 5-7, 1864 In late November 1863, Union forces commanded by Major General Ulysses S. Grant successfully lifted Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston's siege … Read more

Battle of Yellow Tavern

May 11, 1864 The Battle of Yellow Tavern (May 11, 1864) was a cavalry engagement during Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign. Prelude Grant in … Read more

Carolinas Campaign

February – April 1865 Major General William T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign of 1865 was the last major Union offensive in the Western Theater of … Read more

Confederate Medicine

1861–1865 During the American Civil War, the Union had the equivalent of 1,556,678 three-year enlistments, compared with roughly 1,083,000 for the Confederacy. Over 620,000 … Read more