06/24, June 24th In Civil War History

Jimklag

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This date in Civil War history
Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag

June 24, 1861 - Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks, USA, is directed to "quietly seize" the Baltimore, MD, Police Commissioners.

June 24, 1861 - Skirmish at Jackson, MO.

June 24, 1861 - Affair on the Rappahannock River, 12 miles below Urbanna, VA.

June 24, 1862 - Skirmish at Hamilton's Plantation, near Grand Gulf MS.

June 24, 1862 - Federal reconnaissance from Washington to Tranter's Creek, NC, by Capt. George F. Jocknick, 3rd NY Cavalry Company I.

June 24, 1862 - Skirmish near Mechanicsville, VA, just north of Richmond, VA.

June 24, 1862 - Skirmish at Milford, VA, with Maj. Charles H. Town, 1st MI Cavalry.

June 24, 1862 - The Confederate troops evacuate White House Landing, VA, as Maj. Gen. George McClellan, USA, continues his approach on Richmond.

June 24, 1863 - The siege of Vicksburg is ongoing.

June 24, 1863 - The siege of Port Hudson is ongoing.

June 24, 1863 - Col. William P. Sanders' command arrives at Boston, KY, ending his raid into East Tennessee.

June 24, 1863 - The capture of Union forces at Bayou Boeuf Crossing, LA.

June 24, 1863 - Skirmish at Chacahoula Station, LA.

June 24, 1863 - Skirmishes at Mound Plantation and near Lake Providence, LA, during the operations against Vicksburg.

June 24, 1863 - Skirmish at Big Spring Branch, TN, as Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans, USA, advances on Middle Tennessee and is confronted by Gen. Braxton Bragg, CSA.

June 24, 1863 - Skirmish near Bradyville, TN.

June 24, 1863 - Skirmish at Christiana, TN.

June 24, 1863 - Skirmishes at Hoover's Gap, TN. (Jun 24-26)

June 24, 1863 - Skirmishes at Liberty Gap, TN. (Jun 24-27)

June 24, 1863 - Skirmish at Middleton, TN.

June 24, 1863 - The Dept. of West Virginia is constituted, under the command of Brig. Gen. Benjamin Franklin Kelley, USA.

June 24, 1864 - The siege of Petersburg is ongoing.

June 24, 1864 - Operations in the District of Northern Alabama. (Jun 24-Aug 20)

June 24, 1864 - Skirmish at Curtis' Well, Northern AL.

June 24, 1864 - Affair near Fayetteville, AR, as Buck Brown, with over 200 men, steal the entire Yankee mule herd of 240, fleeing 40 miles with the mules to Maysville.

June 24, 1864 - The capture of the US steamer, Queen City, on the White River, AR, by Maj. Gen. Joseph O. Shelby, CSA.

June 24, 1864 - The engagement between the US steamers, Fawn and the Naumkeag, and Maj. Gen. Joseph O. Shelby and Brig. Gen. Robert C. Tyler, CSA, Confederate forces, AR. (Jun 24-25)

June 24, 1864 - Action at La Fayette, GA.

June 24, 1864 - Indian attack on the wagon train on the John Day's Road, near Fort Klamath, Oregon.

June 24, 1864 - Action at Hare's Hill, VA, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

June 24, 1864 - Engagement at Saint Mary's Church, VA, where Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, USA, is driven off toward the James River.

June 24, 1865 - Federal operations about Rock Creek Station and Seven Mile Creek, the Dakota Territory, in search of Indians rumored to have run off livestock in this area. The Yankees fail to catch up with any Indians. (Jun 24-30)

June 24, 1865 - The Dept. of Mississippi is created, embracing the State of Mississippi, and Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, USA, is assigned to its command.

June 24, 1865 - By this date, all military blockades of all southern ports, including restrictions on the Mississippi River, have been lifted by order of President Andrew Johnson, Washington, DC.

June 24, 1867 - Congress passes a bill readmitting Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, and South Carolina into the Union. Virginia, Mississippi, and Texas, having refused to ratify the fourteenth amendment, were refused admission into the Union
 

Zella

2nd Lieutenant
Joined
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This date in Civil War history
Compiled by Mitchell Werksman and Jim Klag

June 24, 1864 - Affair near Fayetteville, AR, as Buck Brown, with over 200 men, steal the entire Yankee mule herd of 240, fleeing 40 miles with the mules to Maysville.
I had never heard of this before, despite living in Fayetteville for awhile. How fascinating! Thanks for doing this feature--I always enjoy reading it. :smile:
 
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