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November 6th - Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the United States of America with no support from the southern states. This enrages many southern citizens and politicians alike.
December 20th - South Carolina declares its independence from the Union, forming the Republic of South Carolina. It is left unrecognized by President Buchanan.
JanuaryJanuary 3rd - Delaware votes not to secede from the Union.
January 9th - Mississippi votes to secede from the Union, becoming the second state to secede.
January 10th - Florida votes to secede from the Union.
January 11th - Alabama votes to secede from the Union.
January 19th - Georgia secedes from the Union.
January 26th - Louisiana secedes from the Union.January 29th - Kansas, which was supposed to enter the Union as a Free-State, is rejected statehood due to the secession crisis.
February 1st - Texas secedes from the Union.
February 4th - In Montgomery, Alabama, the Provisional Confederate Congress is formed by representatives from the first six break-away States.
February 8th - The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States.
February 9th - Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Weed Convention at Montgomery, Alabama.
February 11th - The U.S. House unanimously passes a resolution guaranteeing non-interference with slavery in any state.
February 18th - In Montgomery, Alabama, Jefferson Davis is inaugurated as the provisional president of the Confederate States of America.
February 23rd - President-elect Abraham Lincoln arrives in Washington D.C. after an assassination attempt in Baltimore, Maryland.
March 2nd - Texas is admitted as a Confederate State
March 4th - U.S. President Abraham Lincoln takes office.March 4th - The Stars and Bars is adopted as the Confederate National flag, replacing the provisional Bonnie Blue Flag.
April 12th - The War of Southron Independence begins as Confederate forces under Brigadier General P.G.T. Beauregard fire upon Ft. Sumter.
April 13th - The Battle of Ft. Sumter results in a Confederate victory, with all 80 defenders surrendering. 2 died in the surrender.
April 15th - President Abraham Lincoln issues a Proclamation calling for 75,000 men to confront in the South, "combinations too powerful to be suppressed in the ordinary way".
April 17th - Virginia secedes from the Union.
April 20th - Colonel Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of Virginia.April 25th - The Union Army arrives in Washington, D.C.
April 27th - Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in the United States.
May 6th - Arkansas secedes from the Union
May 7th - Tennessee secedes from the Union.
May 8th - Richmond, Virginia is proclaimed the capital of the Confederate States of America.
June 15th - Maryland meets to secede from the Union. President Lincoln imposes martial law over Maryland.
July 13th - a minor skirmish in Western Virginia results in a Union victory.
July 21st - The Battle of Manassas is fought at Manassas Junction, Virginia. This results in a major Confederate Victory. General Beauregard decides against chasing the retreating troops.
July 25th - The United States Congress passes a resolution trying to reassure that this war is being fought to save the Union, not to end Slavery.
July 27th - Irvin McDowell is sacked and General George McClellan takes command of the Army of the Potomac.
SeptemberSeptember 6th - General Ulysses S. Grant is repulsed in his attempt to capture Paducah, Kentucky by Lieutenant General Leonidas Polk. The mouth of the Tennessee river is under control of Confederate Forces.
October 9th - The Battle of Santa Rosa Island ends in a Union victory.
October 21st - The Battle of Leesburg ends in a major Confederate victory.
October 31st - Missouri secedes from the Union.
November 1st - General McClellan is appointed the commander of the Union Army, replacing the aging Winfield Scott.
November 7th - The Battle of Belmont ends without a clear winner, with the Union troops relocating further north from their beginning position.
December 10th - Missouri is added as the 13th Confederate State
December 19th - Talks between the residents of the Indian Territory and the Confederate Government begin, with the Indians having the hope of being admitted as the 14th Confederate State.
December 20th - The Oklahoma Territory swear allegiance to the Confederate States
JanuaryJanuary 5th - Union forces are defeated at the Battle of Bird Creek as they tried to move into the Indian Territory. The resulting casualties force the Union to stop their advance into the Indian Territory.
January 30 – The first US ironclad warship, the USS Monitor, is launched.
February 6th - Brig. General Ulysses S. Grant manages to capture Paducah, Kentucky, finally giving the Union control over the mouth of the Tennessee River.
February 21st - The Battle of Valverde Ford ends in a Confederate Victory. Colonel Edward Canby surrenders Fort Craig.
February 22nd - CS President Jefferson Davis is officially inaugurated in Richmond, Virginia to serve a single 6-year term as President.
March 7th - The Battle of Jefferson City ends with Confederate forces capturing the city. General Earl Van Dorn is killed in the battle. The Confederate Army of the West crushes the smaller Union Army of the Southwest.
March 8th - The CSS Virginia is launched at Hampton Road, Virginia.
March 9th - The Battle of Hampton Roads begins.
March 10th - After sinking numerous Federal ships, the CSS Virginia engages in combat with the USS Monitor. The battle is deemed inconclusive as the CSS Virginia retreated after hours of combat.
March 13th - The U.S. Federal Government suspends the Fugitive Slave Laws of 1850.
March 28th - The Battle of Glorieta Pass is won by the Confederates, although at heavy losses of up to 70%. Union forces fail to stop the Confederate Advance in the New Mexico territory, and fall back to the Colorado Territory.
AprilApril 1st - The Battle of Yorktown ends in a draw as Union Major General George McClellan tries to advance on Richmond, Virginia.
April 6th - The Battle of Fort Henry begins.
April 7th - The Battle of Fort Henry ends with Union General Ulysses S. Grant capturing Fort Henry.
April 25th - Forces under Union Admiral David Farragut capture the Confederate city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
April 26th - The Confederate garrison at Fort Macon, North Carolina is surrendered.
May 8th - The Battle of Charleston Harbor begins
May 9th- The Battle of Charleston Harbor ends with a major Confederate Victory.
May 10th - The Ironclad CSS Virginia arrives in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina.
May 13th - The Confederate Ironclad CSS George Washington escapes from New Orleans, only to be sunk by a Union ram.
June 1st - Both sides claim victory at the Battle of Seven Pines.
June 5th - Forces under General Ulysses S. Grant are repulsed when they try to attack the reinforced position of Fort Donelson. General Grant is relieved of duties in the west and placed in the Army of the Potomac. General William Sherman is appointed the Commanding general of all Union forces in the West.
June 8th - Major General Thomas Jackson's forces save the Army of Northern Virginia from a Union assault on the James Peninsula led by General George McClellan
June 26th - The Peninsula Campaign is ended after General Robert E. Lee crushes the Union forces at the Battle of Beaver Dam Creek, which causes General McClellan to fall back to Northern Virginia and give up his current campaign against Richmond.
July 3rd - General Irvin McDowell is appointed to General Grant's former position.
July 7th - General Sherman receives word from Washington that Confederates were starting to gather for an invasion of Southern Indiana, and that his army should move out at once to defend that area, but as it turns out the order was planted by Confederate General Albert Johnson, so he could move on an offensive into Northern Missouri. This tactic worked as Confederate Scouts noticed most of Sherman's army abandoning important points, such as Fort Henry.
July 14th - CS President Jefferson Davis authorizes General Johnson to advance on St. Louis, Missouri. He also sends General P.G.T. Beauregard to re-inforce the invasion.
July 29th - General P.G.T. Beauregard and his men arrive at Fort Henry and regroup with the rest of Johnson's army. With the Tennessee and Mississippi river under mostly Confederate control, the main body of Confederate forces in the West advanced into Missouri, to try and capture the Northern section of the state.
August 5th - The Battle of Baton Rouge ends with the Confederates getting repulsed in their attempts to re-take New Orleans.
August 9th - Confederate General Thomas Jackson barely defeats Union General John Pope's forces in the Battle of Cedar Run.
August 14th - The Battle of St. Louis results in the unconditional surrender of the few Union troops defending it, upon hearing of General Sherman's position in Indiana, President Lincoln sacks him and replaces him with with General McDowell, who enacts a forced march to try and capture Kentucky while the Confederate troops remained in Northern Missouri.
August 28th - The Battle of Second Manassas is fought at Manassas Junction, Virginia - with the Confederate forces forcing General Pope's forces back.
September 1st - With high spirits after the Second Manassas, Confederate forces continue to press the retreating Union forces, and win at the Battle of Chantilly.
September 2nd - US President Abraham Lincoln is forced to remove General Pope from command, and reinstates General McClellan.
September 5th - The Army of Northern Virginia begins its first invasion of the Northern states by crossing over the Potomac river at White's Ford.
September 6th - The Confederate Army of the West begins its siege of St. Louis, Missouri. It would be surrendered to Confederate forces two days later.
September 17th - A minor skirmish at Sharpsburg, Maryland ends in a Union victory, which motivates General Lee to move towards Pennsylvania, where more suitable ground could be found for a Confederate Victory.
September 20th - The Battle of Chambersburg began near the small town of Chamersburg, Pennsylvania.
September 22nd - Otto von Bismarck becomes Prime Minister of Prussia.
September 24th - The Battle of Chambersburg ends with a huge loss of life to both sides. General Lee responds by retreating from Pennsylvania back into the safety of Virginia. General McClellan chooses not to follow.
October 8th - Union forces commanded by General Don Buell capture the town of Perryville, Kentucky from Confederate General Braxton Bragg at the Battle of Perryville.
October 15th - Confederate President Jefferson Davis delivers a speech to Congress, declaring that "The Negro must not remain enslaved in this nation if we wish to keep our freedom. We must choose now between our nation, or our ownership of Negros. Will we live under an oppressive government with no Negros? Or shall we live under a free government with no Negros. Gentlemen, this Confederacy is the free government with no Negros. I implore you all to consider this."
October 16th - CS President Jefferson Davis issues the Emancipation Proclamation, which is not only an attempt to free all of the slaves in the Confederacy, but also a way to gain European support in the war, as seen at the Battle of Chambersburg, a battle on Northern ground would be difficult and hard to pull off.October 20th - The Confederate Congress meets to debate amending the Confederate Constitution, outlawing slavery in all Confederate Territories and stopping inter-state slave trading. Also to set a ban on slave trading all together in 50 years.
November 5th - US President Lincoln, outraged at the maneuvering of his Confederate counterpart, sacks General McClellan and appoints General Ambrose Burnside.
November 6th - The Confederate Congress passes and sends the amendment to the States to outlaw slavery in all Confederate Territories and to set a ban on slave trading in 50 years. Kentucky and Missouri are the first to ratify it.
November 10th - General Braxton Bragg retakes Perryville after using cavalry to simulate massive troop movements to the left flank, and instead he took the major part of his army and attacked the Union right flank. Union General Buell was killed by a Confederate sharpshooter.
November 16th - US President Lincoln approves General Burnside's plan to capture Richmond, Virginia to end the war quickly.
December 11th - Union troops move to take Fredericksburg, Virginia as a motion to advance on Richmond.
December 15th - The Battle of Fredericksburg ends with Union troops retreating from the area after sending multiple waves at a stonewall the Confederates reinforced. This was the cause of more Union casualties than the Battle of Chambersburg in September.
December 23rd - Confederate General Patrick Cleburne along with the Army of the Tennessee depart from Vicksburg, Mississippi to begin another campaign to bring New Orleans under Confederate Control.
January 1st - The state of Virginia ratifies the Slavery Amendment.
January 11th - The Second Battle of Baton Rouge end with a Confederate victory, and the Union defenders surrendering both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. This marks full control of the Mississippi River by the Confederate Army.
January 26th -The state of North Carolina ratifies the Slavery Amendment.
February 18th - Florida ratifies the Slavery Amendment.
February 20th - Union forces under General McDowell rout the Confederates from St. Louis.
March 4th - The Confederate Congress organizes the New Mexico Territory.
April 14th - CS President Jefferson Davis sends his Secretary of State to France to negotiate recognition.
MayMay 1st - The Battle of Chancellorsville begins.
May 4th - The Battle of Chancellorsville ends with 18,000 Union casualties, and 12,000 Confederate casualties. Among them is General Thomas Jackson, one of General Lee's most important generals.
May 15th - The state of Tennessee ratifies the Slavery Amendment
May 18th - Union forces are beaten back in St. Louis, Missouri, and the Confederate Army of the West begin the "March to the Lakes."
May 26th - The Confederate Congress adapts the "Stainless Banner" as the 2nd National Flag.
June 3rd - General Lee is approved by President Davis to advance into the North once more to try and secure a win that will convince the European forces to join the Confederacy's side.
June 23rd - The Siege of Springfield, Illinois begins with Confederate General Johnson attacking and Union General McDowell defending.
June 30th - General Robert E. Lee along with Generals Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill take the Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania to try and deliver one final blow to the North.
JulyJuly 1st - The Confederate Army decides on attacking the Army of the Potomac at a small town called Gettysburg. When seeing that holding the town is against their own self interest, the Union forces fall back to reinforce Cemetery Ridge and Cemetery hill. The last fighting of the day took place when General Richard Ewell attacked and gain control of Culp's and Cemetery Hills.
July 2nd - The second day of the Battle of Gettysburg started off with a minor skirmish on Cemetery hill with Union troops trying to regain that ground, artillery placed there by General Ewell stopped the Union advance. The day ended with the Confederate occupation of Little Round Top and Round Top.
July 3rd - The Battle of Gettysburg ended when the final blow to the Federal army was struck at around 4PM, General Pickett, General Pettigrew, and General Trimble charged infantry across a field to the last Union line of defense along Cemetery ridge. Combined with artillery fire from Culp's and Cemetery Hill, the Union force was crushed and it barely escaped, retreating in the night towards Washington.
July 4th - The Confederate Army captures the Union stronghold of Springfield, Illinois, having the government flee to Chicago. General P.G.T. Beauregard is appointed military governor of Illinois.
July 18th - Fort Wagner falls to the Union after being attacked by an all-black regiment.
July 25th - Fort Wagner is re-taken and all the members of the 54th Massachusetts are executed.
August 8th - After his defeat at Gettysburg, General George Meade tenders his resignation to President Lincoln, who accepts it.
August 14th - Confederate troops begin to close in upon Philadelphia, with the Union army starting to dig in around the city.
August 21st - General Cleburne initiates his invasion of Kansas
August 22 – First Geneva Convention: The International Red Cross is founded.
August 25th - General Robert E. Lee finds out that General Meade has resigned, and strikes the city of Philadelphia, where no apparent leadership takes hold. The city easily falls to the invading Confederates.
August 30th - France declares it recognizes the Confederate States of America a separate political entity from the United States of America.
September 4th - Union troops are forced to evacuate the area around Chicago, Illinois and fall back to the interior of the city.
September 19th - Union troops push back the invasion of Indiana started by General Beauregard's men at the Battle of Mount Vernon.
September 29th - General Ulysses S. Grant takes what little forces are left of the Army of the Potomac, and makes an immediate charge towards Richmond, to try and lure the Confederate Army away from the North, and capturing New York City.
October 14th - With General Grant running down to Richmond, President Davis orders General Lee straight back to Virginia.October 31st - General Lee's Army arrives in Northern Virginia, and for a time, marches along side General Grant's army, only being a few miles apart. Both sides quickly realize this, and at Manassas Junction, yet another battle is fought. The Battle of Third Manassas restored the lines of battle to what they were before the invasion of the North. Third Manassas resulted in a Confederate Victory, but instead of charging to Washington, they retreated to Richmond. Leaving the Union Army occupying Manassas Junction.
November 19th - CS President Jefferson Davis delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
November 25th - The Battle of Chicago ends in the Confederate being expelled to Springfield.
December 3rd - Union forces under General Grant try to probe a way to break General Lee's lines around Richmond, after 10 days, General Grant gives up.
December 16th - The Battle of Philadelphia results in the Union attackers being repulsed from the city and back into New Jersey.
January 1st - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom recognizes the Confederate States of America as a nation.
January 18th - General Patrick Cleburne and the Confederate Army of the Mississippi take control of the Kansas Territory after winning the Battle of Topeka.
February 17th - A Confederate submarine torpedoes a sloop-of-war, becoming the first submarine to sink a ship.
March 18th - The Confederate Congress passes the "Reconstruction of Kansas" Acts, which move to add the captured state of Kansas into the Confederacy.
April 4th - The Confederate Secretary of State finalizes a treaty with France and an alliance is signed between the two nations.
May 11th - Confederate General James "JEB" Stuart is killed at the Battle of Yellow Tavern, a Confederate Victory.
May 20th - Georgia ratifies the Slavery Amendment
June 18th - CS President Jefferson Davis is met by turncoat Union General Winfield Scott Hancock, in order to enlist in the Confederate States Army.
June 19th - the CSS Alabama, along with the French La Gloire, sink the USS Kearsarge off the coast of France.
June 21st - The Army of Northern Virginia is divided into V Corps, with General's Longstreet, Ewell, Hancock, Hill, and Anderson commanding each Corp and General Lee the overall commander.
July 4th - The Confederate States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland sign an alliance, that included the provision of, "... as well as 100,000 soldiers of Her Majesty's Royal Army and 50 Ships of Her Majesty's Royal Navy for the defense of the Confederate States of America"
July 18th - Confederate forces once again invade Illinois, to try and gain a foothold against the massive Union forces massing in Chicago.
August 5th - The first British troops arrive from Canada, and are sent to reinforce General Lee's army. They first smash through the Union defense in Chicago and march towards Springfield, so they could be loaded on a Confederate Train straight to Richmond.
September 7th - US President Abraham Lincoln was have said to have shouted "Oh God No!" after he was awakened by the noise of Bagpipes playing a British Marching tune. He quickly fled Washington to New York City.
September 25th - At the Third Battle of Springfield, General Johnson is killed in battle, he is replaced by Braxton Bragg. Confederates take hold of the town once again.
September 28th - General Cleburne asks Richmond for permission to invade California.
October 12th - The Confederate Army of the West finally defeats the Army of the Great Lakes at Chicago, Illinois. This places Illinois, Indiana, and parts of Iowa under Confederate control.
October 21st - CS President Jefferson Davis agrees to General Cleburne's invasion of California.
October 26th - British and Confederate troops retake Manassas Junction after the Battle of Forth Manassas.
November 8th - US Presidential Election of 1864: Abraham Lincoln is defeated by a large margin by Democrat George McClellan.
November 22nd - Confederate Generals Bragg and Forrest set out on an invasion of Iowa and Minnesota, in order to cut vital food supply lines to the Union.
December 4th - The Confederate Army of Tennessee is beaten back while marching to Ohio, General Beauregard is wounded.
December 17th - Texas ratifies the Slavery Amendment.
December 24th - Kansas is added as the 14th Confederate State.
December 25th - The State of Sequoyah is organized out of the Indian and Oklahoma Territory. It is added as the 15th Confederate State.
December 30th - Both Kansas and Sequoyah ratify the Slavery Amendment.
January 1st - The State of Jefferson is added to the Confederate States out of the New Mexico Territory. Jefferson ratifies the Slavery Amendment.
January 31st - Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief.
February 4th - Confederates win the Battle of Sacramento, effectively yielding the state of California to the Confederates.
March 4th - President-elect George McClellan is sworn in as President of the United States of America. The Confederate States of America adopts the "Blood Stained Banner" as the 3rd National Flag.
March 12th - Arkansas ratifies the Slavery Amendment.
March 17th - in a historic event, Mississippi ratifies the Slavery Amendment. This reaches the Three-Fourths needed to amend the Confederate Constitution.
April 1st - General Lee and General Sir Buckham begin a long-planned offensive of British, Confederate, and French troops to take Washington, D.C.
April 2nd - The Battle of the Potomac results in a Coalition Victory, with the Union being pushed back into the depth of Washington, D.C. President McClellan refuses to evacuate, having faith that the Union troops could withhold an invasion of Washington.
April 3rd - The Confederate States Constitution is amended, outlawing Slavery in all Confederate Territories and the states they will become, and banning the sale of Negros in 50 years, on April 3rd, 1915 - the selling and buying of Negros will be illegal.
April 5th - Confederate General Hancock capture President McClellan as he tries to escape the city in a carriage. The President is shocked to see his former ally capturing him and taking him prisoner.
April 10th - After days of fighting, Washington, D.C. is surrendered to the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
April 18th - Union General Ulysses Grant petitions Congress for more troops so he can invade Virginia and try to get the President back. This resulted in the Congress passing a resolution to call for a ceasefire between the states.
April 23rd - General Ulysses S. Grant surrenders to General Robert E. Lee at Trenton, New Jersey.
May 5th - Ceasefire between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America signed by CS President Davis and US President Pendleton.
May 28th - A meeting in Paris, France by delegates of the United Kingdom, CSA, and USA resulted in the Treaty of Paris (1865) being drafted. The treaty itself was highly negative towards the Confederacy, where all the lands it gained in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, California, and Minnesota. However, the Confederates were allowed to keep Kansas, the Arizona territory, and the state of Jefferson. The United States of America would also have to pay for all damage inflicted upon Southern ground, this included all of the supplies leeched from Southern people. The total cost estimate was put at $1,000,000,000 for the entire war. Reluctant, the United States was forced to agree.
June 1st - Former President McClellan is exchanged for Former President Abraham Lincoln, where the Courts decide upon having Lincoln tried for war crimes against the Confederate States of America.
June 18th - Abraham Lincoln is quickly tried and sentenced to life in prison for crimes against the Confederacy. However, in a rare movement, President Jefferson Davis pardons Lincoln and has him deported to the United States.
June 23rd - Jefferson Davis appoints the first Confederate States Supreme Court Justice, William Barksdale of Mississippi.
June 25th - Nevada joins the United States as the 21st State.
June 29th - The Confederate Congress declares December 20th as Independence from the Union day after much debate over which date should be chosen, December 20th or February 8th. July 4th is declared Independence from England day.
July 4th - The United States changes its flag to a 21-Star variation.
July 21st - Citizens all around the Confederate States come to Manassas Junction to celebrate not only their victory battle victory, but to celebrate their independence.
July 28th - Alabama ratifies the Slavery Amendment
July 30th - US President George H. Pendleton signs the "Pacific Railroad Act of 1865", paving the way for the first transcontinental railroad.
August 3rd - General Robert E. Lee returns to his home in Alexandria, Virginia. He soon finds that a large amount of angry Union Citizens have torched and burned his entire property.
August 7th - Hearing of the new of Robert Lee's home in Northern Virginia, C.S. President Jefferson Davis offers him the position of Secretary of War, which General Lee accepted.
August 13rd - General Robert E. Lee and his wife arrive in bustling Richmond, Virginia, where most of the defenses and war materials have been removed. General Lee became the 6th Secretary of War of the Confederate States
August 27th - C.S. President Jefferson Davis appoints Thomas Bragg to the CS Supreme Court.
August 28th - The United States Congress passes the Revenue Act of 1865, which fixed the tax code of the nation, which previously relied on southern cotton. It was also issued to help raise the money needed to pay the Confederate States. $10,000,000 is transferred to the Confederate States Treasury.
September 4th - Former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot by George A. Fountroy, a Union veteran who was wounded twice, and had lost both his sons.
September 9th - George Fountroy is killed by former members of the Army of Northern Virginia, as he attempted to cross the border into the Confederate States.
September 18th - Construction is completed on the first US - CS Border Station in Alexandria, Virginia.
September 21st - The CSS Shenandoah arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana after its voyage around the world.
September 24th - Former U.S. General George A. Custer moves to Charleston, Virginia.
October 6th - The Confederate Department of Borders and Immigration is created.
October 18th - U.S. Senator Charles Sumner calls for the Capital to be moved to New York City, to get away from, "Those rebel scum"
October 20th - Ground is broken in Sacramento, California for the Pacific Railroad.
October 28th - South Carolina ratifies the Slavery Amendment
November 3rd - The C.S. Congress passes the "Monetary Act of 1865", it issued another set of Currency, but it will be backed by gold, bring inflation drastically down. The exchange rate at the banks for the new currency was $134 old dollars for $1 new dollar.
November 17th - The U.S. Congress offers the first plots of land for sale in the Utah Territory. Confederate Citizens are banned from purchasing.
November 25th - The Territorial Government of Arizona jails four U.S. citizens for committing crimes in the Arizona panhandle.
December 2nd - The last French troops depart the Confederate States for Mexico.
December 7th - The first War Memorial is opened in Fredericksburg, Virginia.
December 30th - The U.S. Congress calls for War Trials on why the United States lost of the War of Southron Independence.
January 1st - The abolitionist magazine The Liberator publishes its last issue, calling the new Confederate States the "Resounding example of Civil Liberties" and announces that it will continue publishing from St. Louis, Missouri, under the name The Confederate Liberty.
January 13th - An island in Port Royal, South Carolina, called Parris Island, is purchased by the C.S. Congress to use as a C.S.M.C. (Confederate States Marine Corps) training ground.
February 13th - The first daylight bank robbery in the United States during peacetime occurs. This is done by a former Confederate soldier and his gang, the notorious Jesse James.
February 28th - The United States Congress lobbies an official complaint to the Confederate War Department, under the pretense that the Confederate War Department called for the robbery.
March 3rd - The Ku Klux Klan is founded in Montgomery, Alabama as an organization to help the Veterans from the War of Southron Independence
March 7th - The Confederate War Department sacks Jesse James, citing "Regional Differences"
March 13th - The United States of America and the State of Nevada release all claims on the Arizona Panhandle.
April 12th - In a memorial ceremony, the old 34-Star United States Flag is raised over Ft. Sumter.
April 14th - The 34-Star Flag was lowered and replaced with the Confederate States flag.
April 23th - Jesse James and a few other ex-Confederate soldiers continue to raid banks in Illinois and Iowa.
April 30th - The Confederate Congress issues the minting of 1 cent, 5 cent, 10 cent, 25 cent, and 50 cent coins.
May 20th - The Confederate Navy launches the CSS United States, an Ironclad that sported some of the best guns known at the time, was launched at Hampton Roads in honour of the Confederacy's neighbouring nation.
May 22nd - The United States Congress meetings in Washington, D.C. to discuss moving the capitol
June 3rd - General Patrick Cleburne finally arrives back in Richmond, to where he is awarded for his bravery and expert leadership skills in the West.
June 7th - Riots across the United States rise up due to the massive inflation.
June 8th - The U.S. Army is called to help quell the rioters.
June 12th - In Baltimore, Maryland several civilians are shot and killed by U.S. Army forces.
June 17th - The Maryland Legislature offers for Confederates to sit down for talks about Maryland joining the Confederacy. The Confederates did not accept the invitation.
July 6th - Former U.S. General George Custer applies for the C.S. Cavalry.
July 21st - The United States finishes demilitarizing the state of Ohio.
July 27th - The Atlantic Cable is completed.
July 30th - The Metric Act of 1866 becomes law and standardizes weights and measurements in the Confederate States.
August 14th - The United States passes a similar act that standardizes their weights and measurements.
August 23rd - The Treaty of Prague ends the Austro-Prussian War.
August 30th - The North German Confederation comes into existence
September 3rd - The United States finishes demilitarizing the state of Indiana.
September 5th - The Confederate States Railroad Act of 1866 is passed, allocating money for a railroad to be built from Richmond, Virginia to Santa Fe, Jefferson.
September 19th - The Confederate States and the United States close all railroads connecting the two countries.
October 17th - The Charleston-London trading route is established.
November 7th - The first railway in Bulgaria is completed.
December 18th - C.S. Colonel George Custer is deployed to fight Indians still remaining in the Arizona Territory.
December 20th - The U.S. Congress passes a bill raising money for a new Capital to be built.
January 1st - The remains of the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge are destroyed.
January 18th - The United States Congress passes a provision to outlaw slavery in the United States.
February 17th - The first ship passes through the Suez Canal.
February 30th - Hearing of the news of the Suez Canal, the Confederate Congress looks for a way to open a canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
March 29th - The British North America Act receives royal assent, forming the Dominion of Canada in an event known as the Confederation. This unites the Province of Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia as of July 1. Ottawa becomes the capital and John A. Macdonald becomes the Dominion's first Prime Minister.
March 30th - The Russian Empire tries to sell Alaska to both the United States and the Confederate States, both of them refuse.
April 30th - Facing bad finances, the Russian Empire looks to the British Empire to sell Alaska.
May 20th - The British Empire purchases Alaska for £2 Million. It is then added to the British North America Act, so that it may become part of the Dominion of Canada.
May 22th - Queen Victoria signs the revised British North America Act.
May 29th - The Austro-Hungarian agreement, is born through Act 12, which establishes the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
June 8th - Emperor Francis Joseph is crowned King of Hungary.
July 1st - The Dominion of Canada is created from the British North America Act
July 4th - The first elevated railroad goes into service in New Orleans, Louisiana.
July 17th - In Richmond, Virginia the first dental school in the Confederate States is established.
August 7th - Fighting between the 107th Pennsylvania Infantry and the 18th Virginia Infantry break out as a dispute over a crossing station on the Pennsylvania-Virginia (USA-CSA) border.
August 8th - The Battle of Wayler's Station ends in a Confederate Victory, with the station being occupied by Confederates.
August 12th - Word of the battle reach both Richmond and Washington. Washington realizes that Wayler's Station was indeed in Virginia, and the 107th Regiment was not supposed to be near there.
August 19th - C.S. President Jefferson Davis personally attends the funerals of the 17 men killed in the 18th Virginia Infantry.
August 24th - U.S. President George Pendelton issues an official apology to the Confederate States.
September 30th - The Confederate States gains control of Midway Island.
October 2nd - An explosion kills 192 in New York City, which creates a large fire in Manhattan that would burn for days.
October 7th - A Civil War breaks out in the United Kingdom with Ireland rebelling against British Rule.
October 19th - Eager to stake their place in the world, the Confederate States sends 20 regiments of Infantry to London, along with five regiments of cavalry, and two ships, the CSS Alabama and the CSS Shenandoah.
November 1st - Confederate Troops arrive in London, England to be deployed.
November 3rd - France declares its neutrality in the British Civil War.
November 18th - The United States declares its support for the Irish Rebels, and recognizes the Irish Secession from the United Kingdom.
December 2nd - In New York City, British author Charles Dickens gives his first public reading in the United States.
December 17th - The Battle of Belfast begins between Irish and Confederate soldiers.
December 18th - Seeing a loss in the battle, C.S. Colonel George Custer calls for a head-on Cavalry charge at the fortified Irish positions. General P.G.T. Beauregard is killed in action.
December 19th - The Battle of Belfast ends when in the early morning, C.S. Cavalry roar toward the Irish, causing them to retreat.
January 7th - Arkansas constitutional convention meets in Little Rock.
February 24th - The first parade to have floats occurs in New Orleans, Louisiana.
February 27th - Irish and British forces, along with the US and CS support, fight for control of Dublin.
March 8th - British and C.S. Forces win in Dublin, ending the rebellion.
March 17th - The Little Rock-Memphis-Nashville railroad merges with the Raleigh-Norfolk-Richmond railroad to form the Little Rock-Nashville-Richmond Railroad.
March 23rd - The University of California is founded.
April 15th - The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company was founded in New York, New York.
May 26th - Mitch Barnett, the leader of the Irish Rebellion, is hanged in Britain. This marks the last public hanging shown in Britain.
May 30th - Memorial Day is observed in the Confederate States for the first time.
June 1st - Former U.S. President James Buchanan dies in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
June 18th - The Confederate States railroad reaches Austin, Texas.
June 25th - A plan to massively expand and transport people out west to stop the clutter of the north east United States is passed in the U.S. Congress
July 4th - The first expansion party sets out with 10,000 people moving to the Washington Territory.
July 6th - The Confederate Congress begins the first in a series of debates on how to industrialize the country.
July 27th - The C.S. Arizona Territory is split along the Colorado River, with the eastern section remaining the Arizona Territory, and the western portion becoming the Western Territory.
August 12th - the Arizona Territory and the Western Territory are re-united after disputes of who controlled what.
August 19th - Richmond Arms is founded and shortly after contacted by the Confederate Government to manufacture Breech-Loading rifles for the Confederate Army.
September 16th - The University of the North is opened in Trenton, New Jersey.
September 23rd - Rebels (some 400–600) in the town of Lares declare Puerto Rico independent. The local militia easily defeats them a week later.
September 30th- Queen Isabella II of Spain is effectively deposed and sent into exile.
October 28th - Thomas Edison applies for his first patent, the electric vote recorder.
November 2nd - C.S. Presidential Elections of 1868: Vice-President Alexander Stephens wins over Congressman James Longstreet
November 3rd - U.S. Presidential Elections of 1868: President George Pendleton wins over General Ulysses Grant.
November 27th - The Battle of Washita River takes place in the C.S. State of Oklahoma. Colonel George Custer leads the 4th C.S. Cavalry in this battle.
December 9th - The world's first traffic signal lights were installed at the junction of Great George Street and Bridge Street in London.
December 12th - C.S. President-Elect Alexander Stephens gives his now famous "Why we are right" speech, which outlines why the Confederate States seceded and why they must remain separate from the United States.
December 25th - C.S. President Jefferson Davis issues a pardon to all War of Southron Independence Union Veterans living inside the Confederate States.
January 1st - Arizona is added as the first Free Confederate State, where Slavery in all forms is banned.
January 7th - The Ottoman Empire signs an Alliance with the Confederate States.
January 18th - Former President George McClellan is killed by a boiler explosion on a new Ironclad he was touring.
February 20th - Confederate Troops fight off a small rebellion in a Pro-Union stronghold located in Mississippi.
February 22nd - Alexander Stephens is inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America
March 1st - The North German Confederation issues its first set of postage stamps, featuring the Confederate Capital Building on the 10gr stamp.
March 4th - George Pendleton is inaugurated as President of the United States of America
April 18th - The American Museum of Natural History is opened in New York, New York.
April 20th - Construction of the new United States Capital in Los Angeles, California begins.
May 10th - The Transcontinental Railroad is completed in Promontory, Utah.
May 15th - The National Woman's Suffrage Association is organized in New York City.
May 20th - The Dominion of Canada signs an alliance with the Confederate States of America.
June 12th - The Conservative Party of the United States is founded in Chicago, Illinois.
June 18th - The C.S. Congress passes a resolution affirming that they did not seceded from the United States because of Slavery.
June 21st - After hearing of the resolution passed by the C.S. Congress, the North German Confederate sends diplomats to improve German-C.S. Relations.
July 4th - Members of the US and CS Congress meet in Arlington, Virginia to celebrate the founding of the first United States.
July 17th - The screw sloop-of-war CSS Confederate States is completed in New Orleans, Louisiana.
January 5th - The RMS Titanic and the CMS Pride collide in the North Atlantic ocean, sinking the CMS Pride and severely damaging the RMS Titanic.
February 26 – The RMS Britannic, sister to the RMS Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff Shipyards in Belfast.
May 20th - The CSS Florida, the Confederate Navy's first dreadnought, suffers a massive boiler explosion off the coast Austria-Hungary, killed every crew member.
June 28th – Serb nationalist Gavrilo Princip assassinates Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Duchess Sophie, in Sarajevo.
June 29th - The President of the Confederate States, James Clark, signs the now-famed Limited Government Act into law.
July 4th – Archduke Franz Ferdinand's funeral takes place at Artstetten, Austria-Hungary.
July 20th - The CSS Richmond, a dreadnought of the Virginia-class ships, is launched in New Orleans.
July 28th - Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia and its army bombards Belgrade.
July 29th - Tsar Nicholas II of Russia orders full mobilization against Austria-Hungary.
August 1st - Germany declares war on Russia, following Russia's military mobilization in support of Serbia. Germany also begins mobilization.
August 2nd - France orders general mobilization
August 3rd - Germany declares war on Russia's ally, France.
- German troops invade Belgium at 8:02 am (local time).
- Britain declares war on Germany, in response to the German invasion of Belgium.
- The Confederate States and the United States issue a statement of neutrality.
August 5th - Montenegro declares war on Austria-Hungary.
August 6th – Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia.
August 23rd – Japan declares war on Germany.
September 5th - First Battle of the Marne: Northeast of Paris, the French 6th Army under General Maunoury attacks German forces nearing Paris. Over two million fight (500,000 killed/wounded) in the Allied victory.
September 6th - A French and British counterattack at the Marne ends the German advance on Paris.
October 3rd - 33,000 Canadian troops depart for Europe, the largest force to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean at the time.
October 27th - The British super-dreadnought battleship HMS Audacious (23,400 tons), is sunk off Tory Island, north-west of Ireland, by a minefield laid by the armed German merchant-cruiser Berlin.
October 29 – Ottoman warships shell Russian Black Sea ports. Russia, France and Britain declare war on November 1–November 5.
July 2nd - C.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act, which finally gives the vote to the Confederacy's black population.