Skirmish at Pea Ridge; battle of Peralta, New Mexico.
Skirmish near Greeneville.
Lincoln dies. Vice President Andrew Johnson, a Tennessee Democrat, becomes President (1865-1869). Having broken his leg jumping from the balcony at Ford’s Theatre, assassin John Wilkes Booth stops at the house of Dr. Samuel Mudd near Bryantown, MD, to have his leg splinted and bandaged.