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Movie history events from 1864

Santa Claus The Seventeenth dies. (Arthur Christmas)

Money is printed, later to be held for an emergency by Doc Brown. (Back to the Future Part II)

The siege of Petersburg, where Inman becomes a deserter. (Petersburg) (Cold Mountain)

Spring: Lt John Dunbar is transferred to the western frontier at his own request, to see it before it's gone. He stays till the snow falls later that year. (Fort Hays, Dakota Territory) (Dances with Wolves)

Hercule Poirot born. (Belgium) (Death on the Nile)

John W Reno is killed. (Louisiana, USA) (Love Me Tender)

9th February: Union General George Armstrong Custer marries Elizabeth Bacon. (Monroe, Michigan) (The Hard Ride)

1st March: President Lincoln nominates Ulysses S. Grant for the newly revived rank of lieutenant general. (Lincoln)

9th April: General Ulysses S Grant surrendered to General Robert E Lee. (just outside Washington D.C.) (C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America)

11th May: Confederate Cavalry General J.E.B. Stuart is mortally wounded. (Richmond, Virginia) (Gettysburg)

18th June: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is wounded. (Petersburg, Virginia) (Gettysburg)

6th July: Confederate General Jubal Early's troops cross the Potomac River and capture Hagerstown, Maryland. (Hagerstown, Maryland) (Gettysburg)

17th July: John Bell Hood takes command of the Army of Tennessee. (Gettysburg)

1st August: Union General Ulysses S. Grant appoints General Philip Sheridan commander of the Army of the Shenandoah. (Abraham Lincoln)

5th August: David Farragut leads his flotilla through the Confederate defenses at Mobile, Alabama, to seal one of the last major Southern ports. (Mobile, Alabama) (Hearts in Bondage)

28th August: Union General Alfred Terry is promoted from Brigadier General to Major General of the United State Volunteers . (The Legend of Custer)

1st September: Ellen O'Hara dies. (Georgia) (Gone with the Wind)

29th November: The Sand Creek Massacre. (Kiowa County, Colorado) (Iron Man 3)

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