District of Columbia

Place Unit Type
State or Province
Containing Unit
Date Type
- Battle of Fort Stevens Battles/Soldiers
Daniel Gott of New York introduces his resolution to ban slavery in the District of Columbia Slavery/Abolition
In the District of Columbia, the sun rises today at 4:33 am and sets at 7:19 pm local time Science/Technology
In Washington D.C., the House passes the bill to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia Lawmaking/Litigating
In Washington, DC, the District of Columbia militia called out and sworn in for three months Battles/Soldiers
On a party line vote, the U.S. Senate votes to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia Lawmaking/Litigating
President Lincoln creates two new army departments, one directly protecting Washington DC Battles/Soldiers
Slavery is abolished in the District of Columbia Slavery/Abolition
The autumn of 1864 begins at precisely 2:08 pm, Washington DC time Science/Technology
The summer of 1863 begins at precisely 5:54 pm, Washington DC time Science/Technology
The summer of 1864 begins at precisely 11:44 pm, Washington DC time Science/Technology
The U.S. Congress funds "separate but equal" schools for black children in the District of Columbia Lawmaking/Litigating
The U.S. Congress reverses the Gott Resolution to ban slavery in the District of Columbia Slavery/Abolition
The winter of 1864 begins at precisely 7:55 am, Washington DC time Science/Technology
Residents in 1860
Name Type
Georgetown, DC City or Town
Washington, DC City or Town
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