Timelines for year 1863
In 1863, he wrote "Paris in the 20th Century" about a young man who lives in a world of skyscrapers, high-speed trains, gas-powered automobiles, calculators, and a worldwide communications network, yet cannot find happiness, and comes to a tragic end. His publisher thought the novel's pessimism would damage Verne's career, and declined to publish it. Verne put the manuscript in a safe, where it was discovered by his great-grandson in 1989.
West Virginia (1863) and Nevada (1864) admitted to Union during his administration.
Dallas chose his pseudonym based on the Texan outlaw Thomas "Black Jack" Ketchum (1863-1901).
Related to Canadian strongman Louis Cyr (1863-1912), "the strongest man who ever lived.".
He is an American born actor who often played gigolos, croupiers, gangsters, etc., and is not the same actor as the British born 'Tom Costello' (1863-1943) who was a London stage comedian and may never have appeared in front of the camera.
Seth's father-in-law is Ken Discorfano, a now-retired New Jersey police captain, author of "They Saved the Union at Little Round Top: Gettysburg July 2, 1863," the well received history of a critical part of the Gettysberg Battleground, the same battleground that was later dedicated by President Abraham Lincoln.
He was a Confederate prisoner of war from 1863 to 1865.