What Happened in Mar 1865

  • Lincoln Delivers Second Inaugural Address

    Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address on March 4, 1865, during his inauguration at the start of his second term as President of... Read more

  • Battle of Natural Bridge

    Other Names: None Location: Leon County Campaign: Operations near St. Marks, Florida (1865) Date(s): March 6, 1865 Principal... Read more

  • Battle of Wyse Fork

    The Battle of Wyse Fork was a battle fought in the Carolinas Campaign of the American Civil War, resulting in a Union Army... Read more

  • Battle of Monroe's Crossroads

    Description: As Sherman’s army advanced into North Carolina, Kilpatrick’s Cavalry Division screened its left flank. On the evening of March 9, two... Read more

  • General William T. Sherman Captures The Town Of Fayetteville, North Carolina

    During March and April of 1865, troops under command of Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston fought General William T. Sherman's 60,000-man... Read more

  • Battle of Averasborough

    Description: On the afternoon of March 15, Judson Kilpatrick’s cavalry came up against Lt. Gen. William Hardee’s corps—consisting of Taliaferro’s... Read more

  • Battle of Bentonvillemar

    Description: While Slocum’s advance was stalled at Averasborough by Hardee’s troops, the right wing of Sherman’s army under command of Maj. Gen.... Read more

  • Battle of Fort Stedman

    Description: In a last-gasp offensive, Gen. Robert E. Lee amassed nearly half of his army in an attempt to break through Grant’s Petersburg... Read more

  • Battle of Spanish Fort

    Other Names: None Location: Baldwin County Campaign: Mobile Campaign (1865) Date(s): March 27-April 8, 1865 Principal Commanders: Maj.... Read more

  • Battle of Lewis's Farm

    The Battle of Lewis's Farm (also known as Quaker Road, Military Road, or Gravelly Road) was fought on March 29, 1865, in Dinwiddie County,... Read more

  • Battle of Dinwiddie Court House

    Description: On March 29, with the Cavalry Corps and the II and V Corps, Sheridan undertook a flank march to turn Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Petersburg... Read more

  • Battle of White Oak Road

    Other Names: Hatcher’s Run, Gravelly Run, Boydton Plank Road, White Oak Ridge Location: Dinwiddie County Campaign: Appomattox Campaign... Read more