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Movie history events from 1863

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

Abraham Lincoln is kidnapped and taken to the future. (Washington) (Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure)

San Francisco Examiner is founded as Democratic Press. (San Francisco, California) (Cloud Atlas)

Autumn: The Union Army advances through Tennessee in a bloody march. (Dakota Territory) (Dances with Wolves)

Amsterdam Vallon kills Butcher Bill. (New York) (Gangs of New York)

The Federal Army faces the army of North Virginia at Little Round Top. (Gettysburg)

A Presbyterian Church is established. (New York) (New Year's Eve)

Dr. Frankenstein transplants Karl's brain into a new body, which later murders others. Angry patients at the hospital attack Frankenstein and leave him for dead. Kleve places Frankenstein's brain in a body that resembles his original one. (Carlsbruck, Germany) (The Revenge of Frankenstein)

Men delivering gold are killed by a futuristic machine gun; their cargo mysteriously disappears. (Timecop)

20th January: General Ambrose Burnside's Army of the Potomac begins an offensive against General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia that quickly bogs down as several days of heavy rain turn the roads of Virginia into a muddy quagmire. The campaign is abandoned three days later. (Gods and Generals)

25th January: General Ambrose Burnside is removed as commander of the Army of the Potomac. (Gods and Generals)

2nd May: Stonewall Jackson flanks General Joseph Hooker at Chancellorsville. (Gods and Generals)

10th May: Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson dies. (Gods and Generals)

24th May: Henry Plummer is elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana. (Bannack, Montana) (Montana Territory)

28th May: The 54th Massachusetts leaves Boston. (Glory)

9th June: Robert Shaw's soldiers arrive. (Beaufort, South Carolina) (Glory)

13th July: Anger over the Union draft triggers massive protests that explode into four days of violent riots. (New York City) (Gangs of New York)

18th July: Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and 272 of his troops are killed in an assault on Fort Wagner. (Fort Wagner, Charleston, South Carolina) (Glory)

26th July: Sam Houston dies. (Texas) (The Alamo)

19th November: Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysberg address. (Gettysberg, Pennsylvania) (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter)

4th December: A National Plebiscite is held to determine if the Mexican Nation shall adopt a monarchial form of government and make tender of the Crown to His Serene Highness Archduke Maximillian von Habsburg - with the assistance of persuasive federal troops, the measure passes with 99% of the vote. (Mexico) (Juarez)

14th December: President Lincoln announces a grant of amnesty for Mrs. Emilie Todd Helm, Mary Lincoln's half sister and the widow of a Confederate general. (Lincoln)


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