Events

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Legal/Political 06/14/1858 Utah Territorial Governor proclaims a blanket pardon to end the Mormon War
Lawmaking/Litigating 03/21/1860 United States signs extradition treaty with Sweden and Norway
Lawmaking/Litigating 07/17/1858 United States signs a commercial treaty with Belgium in Washington, D.C.
US/the World 05/13/1858 United States signs a commercial and friendship treaty with Bolivia in La Paz
Lawmaking/Litigating 08/05/1846 United States Senate confirms Robert Grier's appointment to the Supreme Court
Battles/Soldiers 10/11/1861 United States Navy raiding party crosses the Potomac and destroys a Confederate schooner in Dumfries Creek
Business/Industry 02/03/1859 United States Gold Coinage in 1859, by the numbers
Legal/Political 01/19/1859 United States District Courts in 1859, by the numbers
Lawmaking/Litigating 03/03/1861 United States copyright law for photographs signed into law
Lawmaking/Litigating 03/02/1861 United States copyright law for photographs passes
Legal/Political 01/18/1859 United States Circuit Courts in 1859, by the numbers
Legal/Political 11/21/1859 United States Army reports its strength as 17,036 officers and men in nineteen regiments
Battles/Soldiers 11/12/1861 Union warship captures Confederate privateer off the Bahamas
Battles/Soldiers 01/29/1863 Union Volunteer troops attack and kill hundreds of Shoshone at Bear River, in present-day Idaho
Battles/Soldiers 04/25/1862 Union troops take possession of Fort Macon near Beaufort, North Carolina
Battles/Soldiers 10/21/1861 Union troops suffer a heavy defeat at Ball's Bluff on the Virginia side of the Potomac
Battles/Soldiers 07/24/1863 Union troops skirmish with Confederate raider John Hunt Morgan's men around Washington, Ohio
Battles/Soldiers 05/05/1861 Union troops seize and fortify the Relay House on the Baltimore and Washington Railroad in Maryland
Battles/Soldiers 03/11/1862 Union troops reoccupy Manassas Junction, Virginia, eight months after the defeat at Bull Run
Personal 06/07/1863 Union troops ransack the plantation of Jefferson Davis on the Mississippi River below Vicksburg