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Historical Events In 1862

Thursday, 19 May 2022

Sep 17   Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of the Civil War on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41 on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Confederate armies officially divide into corps in the year 1862.  

Sep 19   On this day in history -20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia  

Sep 19   Adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula) on this day in history.  

Sep 19   Battle of Luka, Miss on this day in history.  

Sep 19   [Lewis] Henry Little, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 45 on this day in history.  

Sep 22   Abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed in the year 1862.  

Sep 22   In the year 1862 president Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1  

Sep 23   In the year 1862 lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers  

Sep 24   Confederate Congress adopts confederacy seal in the year 1862.  

Sep 25   On this day in history leon Boellmann, French organist/composer (Variations Symphoniques)  

Sep 25   Skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee on this day in history.  

Sep 27   Louis Botha, Greytown S Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19) on this day in history.  

Sep 27   On this day in history the birth of Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal  

Sep 29   William "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38 in the year 1862.  

Sep 30   First Battle of Newtonia (American Civil War), Newton County, Missouri in the year 1862.  

Sep 30   On this day in history georgy Eduardovich Konyus, composer  

Sep 30   Isaac Peace Rodman, banker/Union brig-gen, dies of injury at about 40 in the year 1862.  

Oct 03   On this day in history -10] Battle of Corinth, Mississippi  

Oct 03   In the year 1862 battle of Corinth, Miss  

Oct 03   John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century) on this day in history.  

Oct 03   Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 in the year 1862.  

Oct 04   Battle of Corinth ends on this day in history.  

Oct 04   On this day in history william Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36  

Oct 05   In the year 1862 battle of Big Hatchie River, MS  

Oct 06   On this day in history albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive)  

Oct 08   Battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted in the year 1862.  

Oct 08   James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 on this day in history.  

Oct 10   Arthur De Greef, composer in the year 1862.  

Oct 12   JEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan" in the year 1862.  

Oct 12   In the year 1862 maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi  

Oct 13   Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech on this day in history.  

Oct 14   Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18 in the year 1862.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1862

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera) was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of sir Matthew Nathan, British Governor of Queensland and other places (d. 1939)  

Jan 08   Frank Nelson Doubleday, publisher/founder (Doubleday & Co) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 17   John E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher was born in the year 1862.  

Jan 23   David Hilbert, K√∂nigsberg East Prussia, mathematician was born on this day in history.  

Jan 24   In the year 1862 birth of edith Wharton[-Jones], US, novelist (Ethan Frome, House of Mirth)  

Jan 29   On this day in history birth of frederick Delius, Bradford England, composer (Hiawatha)  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of walter Johannes Damrosch, composer  

Famous Deaths In 1862

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) died in the year 1862.  

Jan 05   In the year 1862 joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81  

Jan 10   Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 in the year 1862.  

Jan 18   In the year 1862 john Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71  

Jan 20   Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines died on this day in history.  

Jan 24   On this day in history james McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33  

Feb 03   Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 on this day in history.  

Feb 07   On this day in history frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61  

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