1865 in the United States

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1865 in the United States
Years: 1862 1863 186418651866 1867 1868

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Events from the year 1865 in the United States. The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate States, beginning the Reconstruction era of U.S. history.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

April–June[edit]

Fires in Richmond, Virginia burn out of control in the largely abandoned city after Evacuation Sunday (April 2).

July–September[edit]

October–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 5 – Johnson N. Camden, Jr., United States Senator from Kentucky from 1914 till 1915. (died 1942)
  • June 29 – William Borah, United States Senator from Idaho from 1907 till 1940. (died 1940)
  • July 14 – Arthur Capper, United States Senator from Kansas from 1919 till 1949. (died 1951)
  • November 2 – Warren G. Harding, United States Senator from Ohio from 1915 till 1921 and President of the United States from 1921 until 1923. (died 1923)

Deaths[edit]

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