- 1861 – Alabama seceded
- 1861 – South Carolina demanded Fort Sumter’s surrender; Major Anderson said no.
- 1864 – John B. Henderson from Missouri proposed the 13th Amendment to the U.S.
- 1867 – Kansas ratified the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
- 1893 – Former Union General Benjamin Butler died
This list of facts got us wondering… In your opinion, what’s the most ironic happening or historic date coincidence related to the Civil War?