Benjamin Harrison was married to his first wife, Caroline Lavinia Scott, on October 20, 1853.
Oregon admission to the US
Pony Express begins
The American Civil War, also called the War between the States, was waged from April 1861 until April 1865. The 4 year war was between the federal government of the United States and 11 Southern states that asserted their right to secede (withdraw) from the Union. Abraham Lincolnwas the central figure of the American Civil War. Benjamin Harrison joined the military in 1862 to fight in the Civil War and was promoted to Brigadier General.
Battle of Gettysburg
Sand Creek Massacre
Abraham Lincoln assassinated
Civil Rights Act of 1866
Alaska Purchase from Russia
Nez Perce War
In 1881, Harrison was elected to the U.S. Senate and served until 1887.
Chinese Exclusion Act and European Restriction Act
1889 Benjamin Harrison became the President of the United States of America
First Pan-American Conference in 1889
Sherman Anti-Trust Act (1890)
Electricity Installed in White House (1891)
1893 The Presidency of Benjamin Harrison ended
Benjamin Harrison married his second wife was Mary Scott Lord Dimmick (1858–1948) a widow nearly thirty years his junior whom he married on April 6, 1896.
Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike
Benjamin Harrison died of pneumonia on March 13, 1901 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.
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