Timeline: 1865



  • January 10. A scarecrow in Oz's Munchkin Country comes to life.
  • April 9. The American Civil War ends with the surrender of the Confederate States of America, though last shots are fired on July 22.1
  • April 14. The Doctor (sixth incarnation) and Evelyn Smythe () arrive in Washington, D.C. Meeting John Wilkes Booth (), he is apparently slain by "Oscar Wilde", another disguise of the mysterious Time Lord "Robert Knox". The Doctor and Evelyn stop an incursion by the Indo, while Booth is revealed to have feigned his death. Knox also fakes his own death.
  • April 14-15. While watching a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C., United States President Abraham Lincoln (56) is shot in the back of the head, assassinated by actor John Wilkes Booth. Vice President Andrew Johnson () is sworn in as seventeenth President of the United States.
  • April 23. Jonah Hex (26), Confederate soldier, once again surrenders to Union forces.
  • April 26. Assassin John Wilkes Booth () is shot in the neck and dies.2
  • May 10. Confederacy President Jefferson Davis is captured, bringing about the effective end of the Confederate States of America.3
  • Thomas Brewster is sold by the orphanage to an evil man. He begins getting visions of his dead mother, and lets the evil man drown. He and best friend Will Pickins have a brief encounter with the Doctor (fifth incarnation), Nyssa (), and Brewster's own future self (1867). Brewster and Pickins start living together, and begin stealing scientific equipment on order of Brewster's false mother.4
  • The 1867 Thomas Brewster () steals the TARDIS again.
  • While en route home to his family, Confederate lieutenant Bill Compton is tricked by the vampire Lorena Krasiki, who turns him. He feels unable to return after he has become a vampire.


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