Civil War Events by Person - William Seward


Listing of all day-by-day events of the American Civil War related to the state of William Seward.

There are a total of (3) Civil War Events by Person - William Seward 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.
March 5, 1861

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Three Confederate representatives arrive in Washington, D.C. but their status is not acknowledged by Secretary of State William Seward.



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October 3, 1863

"Thanksgiving Day" is formally announced by the United States government. It will be celebrated annually from then on.



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April 14, 1865

In the same attack that would claim the life of President Lincoln, Secretary of State William Seward is stabbed but survives.



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