- 1862: Battle of Roanoke Island, North Carolina
- 1820: Birthday of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman »
- 1861: The convention of seceded states adopts a Provisional Constitution
Civil War Calendar
Upcoming Education Events
- October 17, 2015: Virginia-- “United States Colored Troops in Winter Camp,” ranger programs at the Petersburg National Battlefield (Stop 3, Eastern Front). 10 am-2 pm. Free with park admission.
- October 17, 2015: Georgia-- Ranger-led bike tour of the Chickamauga battlefield. Two-hour tour begins 9:30 am at the visitor center. Bike reservations available. Free.
- October 17, 2015: Illinois--Living history “Spooktacular Evening with Abe,” at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield. 6-8:30 pm. Family ticket $10.