1865 in the United States

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

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36 stars (1865–67)

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History of the United States (1865–1918)

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]

Federal Government[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)
April 27: Sultana burns

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October–December[edit]

July 30: Brother Jonathan sinks

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