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June 1, 1864 Skirmish at Allatoona Pass Georgia
  Western and Atlantic Railroad
June 1, 1864 Don Carlos Buell resigns his commission.
  Don Carlos Buell
June 2, 1864 Ordered to pursue and destroy General Nathan Bedford Forrest, General John Sturgis leaves Memphis with a force of 8,100 men Tennessee
  Brice's Crossroads
June 4, 1864 Joe Johnston withdraws from the Dallas-New Hope line to Lost Mountain - Pine Mountain - Brushy Mountain Georgia
  Joseph E. Johnston
June 6, 1864 Battle of Old River Lake Arkansas
June 7, 1864 The Republican (National Union) Convention opens in Baltimore, Maryland. Maryland
  Election of 1864
  Republican Party
June 8, 1864 The Republican National Convention nominates Abraham Lincoln to run for President and Andrew Johnson to run for Vice-President Maryland
  Election of 1864
  Abraham Lincoln
  Republican Party
June 8, 1864 President Lincoln, nominated for a second term, calls for an amendment abolishing slavery
  Election of 1864
June 8, 1864 Congress forbids the private minting of gold coins
June 10, 1864 Battle of Brice's Crossroads [US]
Battle of Tishomingo Creek [CS]
Mississippi
  Nathan Bedford Forrest
  Brice's Crossroads
June 11, 1864 Following the battle of Brice's Crossroads, Forrest's men pursue the federal retreat and take hundreds of prisoners
  Brice's Crossroads
June 11, 1864
June 12, 1864
Battle of Trevilian Station

Phil Sheridan strikes Fitzhugh Lee and Wade Hampton, trying to reach Hunter at Charlottesville. In spite of initial success, he is turned back.
Virginia
  George Armstrong Custer
  Philip Sheridan
June 11, 1864 The C. S. S. Alabama arrives in Cherbourg, France.
June 12, 1864 Finally admitting defeat at Cold Harbor, Ulysses S. Grant begins crossing the James River Virginia
  Army of the Potomac
  Ulysses S. Grant
June 14, 1864 While inspecting his lines, Leonidas Polk is killed at Pine Mountain by an artillery blast ordered by William Tecumseh Sherman. Georgia
  Leonidas Polk
  Atlanta Campaign
  Generals Who Died In the Civil War
  William Tecumseh Sherman
June 14, 1864 The U. S. S. Kearsarge weighs anchor off the coast of France near Cherbourg, waiting for the Alabama
June 15, 1864
April 2, 1865
Siege of Petersburg Virginia
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Army of Northern Virginia
  Ulysses S. Grant
  Siege of Petersburg
June 15, 1864 Battle of Petersburg

William F. Smith [US] and Winfield Scott Hancock [US], with a combined army of nearly 30,000 men are held off by General P. G. T. Beauregard with about 4,000 men. Union force only gain Battery No. 5 and about a mile of the Dimmock Line
Virginia
  Ulysses S. Grant
  Siege of Petersburg
  Robert E. Lee
  P. G. T. Beauregard
  Winfield Scott Hancock
  William Farrar Smith
June 15, 1864 General Sherman, learning of the defeat at Brice's Crossroads, writes Edwin Stanton "But Forrest is the very devil, ...There never will be peace in Tennessee till Forrest is dead."
  Nathan Bedford Forrest
  Brice's Crossroads
  William Tecumseh Sherman
June 17, 1864
June 18, 1864
Battle of Richmond Turnpike Virginia
  Siege of Petersburg
June 17, 1864
June 18, 1864
Battle of Lynchburg Virginia
  John Breckinridge
  Rutherford B. Hayes
June 19, 1864 Following an hour battle off the coast of France, the CSS Alabama sinks after being hit by several rounds from the guns of the USS Kearsarge. An English yacht rescues the crew
June 21, 1864
June 22, 1864
Battle of Meade Station Virginia
  Siege of Petersburg
June 22, 1864 Battle of Kolb's Farm

To prevent Joe Hooker [US] and John Schofield [US] from outflanking the Confederate Army, General John Bell Hood [CS] attacks, without orders.
Georgia
  John Bell Hood
  Joseph Hooker
  Atlanta Campaign
June 25, 1864 Engineers begin digging a tunnel from Union lines under Confederate entrenchments Virginia
June 27, 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain Georgia
  Joseph E. Johnston
  William Tecumseh Sherman
  Atlanta Campaign
  George Thomas
  Kennesaw Mountain
June 28, 1864 Fugitive slave laws repealed by the U. S. Congress
June 30, 1864 Salmon P. Chase resigns as Secretary of the Treasury
  Salmon P. Chase
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