Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1865

Texas Timeline Index

1865 January 08 Indians win a battle at Dove Creek.
1865 June 11 Bandits try to rob the state treasury in Austin.
1865 June 19 Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger arrives in Galveston with word that slavery has been abolished.
1865 August 08 George Armstrong Custer leaves for a tour of duty in Texas.
1865 October 23 Federal forces reoccupy Fort McIntosh at Laredo.
1865 December 18 The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified; slavery is abolished.