Historical Events In 1862
Friday, 21 January 2022
Apr 04 US begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond on this day in history.
Apr 05 In the year 1862 louis Ganne, composer
Apr 05 In the year 1862 siege of Yorktown VA
Apr 06 Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51 in the year 1862.
Apr 06 On this day in history battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee
Apr 06 In the year 1862 naval Gunfire from Tyler and Lexington help save Union Troops at Battle of Shiloh
Apr 07 Grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn in the year 1862.
Apr 07 On this day in history grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls
Apr 07 In the year 1862 h P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia
Apr 07 Island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh on this day in history.
Apr 07 Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Apr 08 John D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser in the year 1862.
Apr 09 On this day in history george W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50
Apr 10 William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 in the year 1862.
Apr 11 Charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41) in the year 1862.
Apr 11 Rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1862 rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia-Rebels surrender
Apr 12 In the year 1862 james Andrews steals Confederate train (General) at Kennesaw, GA
Apr 14 Battle of Ft Pillow TN on this day in history.
Apr 14 In the year 1862 pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
Apr 16 In the year 1862 district of Columbia abolishes slavery
Apr 16 Pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35 on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1862 slavery abolished in District of Columbia
Apr 18 On this day in history battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA
Apr 19 On this day in history louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns
Apr 20 The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard in the year 1862.
Apr 21 In the year 1862 congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co
Apr 25 On this day in history admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La
Apr 25 On this day in history battle of New Orleans LA
Apr 25 On this day in history charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55
Apr 25 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1862.
Apr 25 Union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA in the year 1862.
Apr 29 On this day in history 100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss
Apr 29 In the year 1862 new Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War