Civil War Events by Person - Judah Benjamin


Listing of all day-by-day events of the American Civil War related to the state of Judah Benjamin.

There are a total of (7) Civil War Events by Person - Judah Benjamin events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.
February 4, 1861

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United States Senator Judah Benjamin of Louisiana resigns his position to join the Confederacy.



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February 25, 1861

The Confederate government names Judah Benjamin, a former U.S. senator, as its first Attorney General.



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September 17, 1861

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Leroy Walker is succeeded by Judah Benjamin as the Confederate Secretary of War.



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November 25, 1861

Judah Benjamin, the Confederate Secretary of War, calls on all East Tenessee traitors to be executed where they stand.



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January 1, 30

A disagreement between Secretary of War Judah Benjamin and General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson nearly leads to the resignation of the talented general. Jackson ultimately wins the showdown.



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February 4, 1862

The price of saltpeter, compounds needed for the manufacture of gunpowder, is raised to 0.40 cents per pound by Confederate Secretary of War Judah Benjamin.



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August 30, 1865

Judah Benjamin, former Confederate Secretary of State, safely reaches English shores.



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