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.