1861 in the United States

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1861 in the United States
Years: 1858 1859 186018611862 1863 1864

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Events from the year 1861 in the United States. This year marked the beginning of the American Civil War.

Incumbents

Federal Government

Events

January–March

April–June

April 12–13: Battle of Fort Sumter, the beginning of the American Civil War

July–September

July 21: Confederate victory at the First Battle of Bull Run

October–December

Ongoing

Births

Deaths

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