Historical Events In 1862
Tuesday, 28 January 2020
Sep 17 Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam)-bloodiest day of the Civil War in the year 1862.
Sep 17 Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41 in the year 1862.
Sep 18 In the year 1862 confederate armies officially divide into corps
Sep 19 -20] Battle at Blackford's Ford Virginia in the year 1862.
Sep 19 On this day in history adeline De Walt Reynolds, Benton County IA, actress (Son of Dracula)
Sep 19 On this day in history battle of Luka, Miss
Sep 19 [Lewis] Henry Little, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 45 on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1862 abrahan Lincoln, the US President, orders American slaves to be freed
Sep 22 President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1 on this day in history.
Sep 23 On this day in history 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 In the year 1862 skirmish at Davis' Bridge, Tennessee
Sep 27 Louis Botha, Greytown S Africa, 1st PM of South Africa (1910-19) on this day in history.
Sep 27 The birth of Louis Botha, South African politician; PM of Transvaal in the year 1862.
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 In the year 1862 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) in the year 1862.
Oct 03 On this day in history pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47
Oct 04 Battle of Corinth ends on this day in history.
Oct 04 In the year 1862 william Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36
Oct 05 Battle of Big Hatchie River, MS in the year 1862.
Oct 06 In the year 1862 albert Jeremiah Beveridge, US, politician/author (Progressive)
Oct 08 On this day in history battle of Perryville, KY-Confederate invasion halted
Oct 08 In the year 1862 james Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39
Oct 10 Arthur De Greef, composer on this day in history.
Oct 12 In the year 1862 jEB Stuart completes his "2nd ride around McClellan"
Oct 12 Maj Gen Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Conf troops in Missisippi on this day in history.
Oct 13 Bismarck's "Blood & Iron" speech in the year 1862.
Oct 14 Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18 in the year 1862.