Event Summary

Civil War ends

Date

April 1865

Description

War ends with Union victory, but not before 110,000 tons of American commercial shipping destroyed, much of it New York-based and owned; during war, another 750,000 tons of American shipping sought neutral status by flying under foreign flags

Lecture

Politics/Diplomacy/Policy

Timeline 1

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Timeline 2

American Navy and Naval Warfare, 1775-1865

Related Locations

New York City

Record ID

1122