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Calendar of Events

    January

Camp Events
19 - Officer's Meeting

Notable Dates in Union History
01 - President Abraham Lincoln signs Emancipation proclamation
13 - Admiral Porter attacks Fort Fisher (1865)
26 - General Joseph Hooker takes command of Union forces

Birth Dates of Union Leaders
16 - General Henry W. Halleck (1815)
21 - General John C. Fremont (1813)

    February

Camp Events
02 - Camp Meeting
26 - Department Meeting @ Columbia, MO

Notable Dates in Union History
01 - General William T. Sherman begins Carolina Campaign (1865
03 - Meridian Campaign Begins (1864)
13 - Battle of Fort Donelson (1862)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders
08 - General William T. Sherman (1820)
09 - General John A. Logan (1826)
12 - President Abraham Lincoln (1809)
14 - General Winfield S. Hancock (1824)
19 - General Francis P. Blair, Jr. (1821)

    March

Camp Events:
01 – Camp Meeting

Dates in Union History:
03 – Congress creates Freedmen’s Bureau (1865)
04 – Abraham Lincoln inaugurated 16th President of U.S. (1861)
04 – President Abraham Lincoln’s Second Inaugural (1865)
07/08 – Battle of Pea Ridge (1862)
09 – Battle of “Ironclads” USS Monitor and CSS Virginia (1862)
12 – General Ulysses S. Grant promoted to command of all Union forces (1864)
12 – Red River Campaign begins (1864)
17 – Campaign against Mobile begins (1865)
29 – Appomattox Campaign begins (1865)

Birth Dates of Noted Leaders:
04 – General John Buford (1826)
06 – General Philip H. Sheridan (1831)

    April

Camp Events:
05 – Camp Meeting
15 – Lincoln Death Day Ceremonies (Springfield, IL)
 

Dates in Union History:
03 – Richmond surrenders (1865)
06/07 – Battle of Shiloh (1862)
09 – General Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House (1865)
12 – Confederates fire on Fort Sumter (1861)
14 – President Abraham Lincoln assassinated (1865)
29 – New Orleans surrenders (1862)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
27 – General Ulysses S. Grant (1822)

    May

Camp Events:
03 – Camp Meeting
29 – Memorial Day Ceremonies at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

Dates in Union History:
01 – Loyalty Day
01/02 - Battle of Chancellorsville (1863)
05/06 – Battle of the Wilderness (1864)
12 – Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (1864)
18 – Siege of Vicksburg begins (1863)
28 – 54th Mass. Infantry, first African-American regiment, enters active duty (1863)

     Birth Dates of Union Leaders:

    June

Camp Events:
07 – New Member Installation Banquet
10 – Missouri Department Encampment @ Columbia, MO

Dates in Union History:
01 - Battle of Cold Harbor (1864)
06 – Memphis surrenders (1862)
09 – Battle of Brandy Station (1863)
14 – Flag Day
15 – Petersburg Campaign begins (1864)
17 – Thaddeus Lowe demonstrates hot air balloon for surveillance (1861)
26 – General Stoneman begins Atlanta raid (1864)
27 – Battle of Kennesaw Mountain (1864)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
02 – General Philip Kearny (1815)
13 – General Winfield Scott (1786)

    July

Camp Events:
05 – Camp Meeting

Dates in Union History:
01/03 - Battle of Gettysburg (1863)
04 – Independence Day
09 – Port Hudson surrenders (1863)
13 – Union forces secure West Virginia (1861)
21 – First Battle of Bull Run (1861)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
05 – Admiral David G. Farragut (1801)
14 – General Nathaniel Lyon (1818)

    August

Camp Events:
01 - Camp Meeting
09/12 - 120th National Encampment (Springfield, MO)

Dates in Union History:
10 – Battle of Wilson’s Creek (1861)
29/30 – Second Battle of Bull Run (1862)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
05 – Admiral David G. Farragut (1801)

    September

Camp Events:
05 - Camp Meeting

Dates in Union History:
02 – Atlanta surrenders (1864)
17 – Battle of Antietam (1862)
19 – Battle of Chickamauga (1863)
24 – General Philip H. Sheridan moves through Shenandoah Valley (1864)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
06 – General William S. Rosecrans (1819)
08 – General Joshua L. Chamberlain (1828)

    October

Camp Events:
03 - Camp Meeting
12/13 - Central Region Conference (Chicago, IL)

Dates in Union History:
19 – Battle of Cedar Creek (1864)
21 – Battle of Ball’s Bluff (1861)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
06 – General Daniel E. Sickles (1819)

    November

Camp Events:
07 - Camp Meeting

Dates in Union History:
01 – General George B. McClellan replaces General Winfield Scott as Commander of Union forces (1861)
05 – General George B. McClellan removed from command (1862)
09 – Abraham Lincoln re-elected president (1864)
15 – General William T. Sherman begins “March to the Sea” (1864)
19 – President Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address (1863)
23/25 – Battle of Chattanooga (1863)
30 – Battle of Franklin (1864)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
14 – General Joseph Hooker (1814)
14 – General James B. McPherson (1828)

    December

Camp Events:
05 - Christmas Dinner

Dates in Union History:
06 – 13th Amendment passed by Congress (1865)
08 – President Lincoln makes proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction (1863)
13 – Battle of Fredericksburg (1862)

Birth Dates of Union Leaders:
05 – General George A. Custer (1839)
25 – Red Cross founder Clara Barton (1821)
31 – General George G. Meade (1815)

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Abe Lincoln

"Dixie" was one of Abraham Lincoln's favorite tunes. "Bought and Paid for by the U.S. Army" Midi File courtesy of Benjamin Robert Tubb [webpage].

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