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Movie history events from 1865

A picture of Prince William is taken. (The Fog)

Blondie, Angel Eyes and Tuco, search for buried gold during the US civil war. (The Southern United States) (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)

In our world, Cyrus Rooney is gored to death while trying to crossbreed a bull with a Clydesdal horse. In an alternate universe, he lives and is perceived as a genius. (John Dies at the End)

The Reno Brothers return home from the Civil War where they are greeted by their younger brother Clint who sings a little rock and roll. (Texas) (Love Me Tender)

The last ironclad ship to run the Union blockade. (Richmond, Virginia) (Sahara)

Gideon, a commander in the US Army, orders the burning down of a deserted officer, Carver, resulting in the death of his wife and child. (Seraphim Falls)

17th February: The soldiers from Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's army ransack Columbia, South Carolina, and leave a charred city in their wake. (Columbia, South Carolina) (How the West Was Won)

20th March: Future actress Charlotte Lucie Marie Ad (Vaujours, Seine-Saint-Denis, France) (Hugo)

2nd April: The Confederates are loading Confederate $20 gold coins aboard the ironclad CSS Texas, which has a gun battle down river until disappearing into a fog bank, to be found 140 years later by Dirk Pitt of NUMA in the Sahara desert. (The James River, Vingina) (Sahara)

9th April: Col. Ben Cameron "The Little Colonel" is released from a Northern hospital and returns to South Carolina. (Northern USA) (The Birth of a Nation)

9th April: General Robert E. Lee C.S.A. surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant in the Appomattox Court House, bringing an end to hostilities between the North and South. (Appomattox County, Virginia) (The Birth of a Nation)

9th April: Col. Owen Devereaux chooses to ignore a white flag of surrender and orders the slaughter of a hundred Confederate soldiers. (Jacob's Bend, Colorado Territory) (The Man From Colorado)

14th April: Henry Sturgess tells Abraham Lincoln that he could make him immortal, but Lincoln declines and hands his journal to him. He leaves with his wife to go to the opera. (Washington, DC) (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

14th April: A half-man, half-fish hybrid is found, and named Abraham. (Hellboy)

14th April: President Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre. (Washington, D.C.) (National Treasure: Book of Secrets)

14th April: Vice President Andrew Johnson receives a note from John Wilkes Booth: "Don't wish to disturb you. Are you at home?" Johnson dismisses it as being from "just another office seeker". (Washington, D.C.) (Tennessee Johnson)

15th April: In an alternate universe, the assassination of Abraham Lincoln is prevented. (Washington D.C.) (Hot Tub Time Machine 2)

22nd April: The Little Colonel, Ben Cameron, learns of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, bemoaning: "We have lost our friend. What is to become of us now?" (Piedmont, South Carolina) (The Birth of a Nation)

6th June: William Quantrill killed by Union soldiers. (Kentucky) (Quantrill's Raiders)

July: Under orders from the U.S. Army, Capt. Gideon and his men arrive to arrest former Confederate officer Col. Morsman Carver. Capt. Gideon orders the torching of the barn, but the house catches fire as well. Carver's wife & family are killed in the blaze. (Seraphim Falls) (Seraphim Falls)

5th July: The United States Secret Service is formed. (Washington, D.C.) (The Sentinel)

5th September: Hill Valley becomes a city. (California) (Back to the Future Part III)


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