Historical Events In 1862
Sunday, 25 September 2022
Apr 04 In the year 1862 uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond
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 on this day in history.
Apr 06 Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy in SW Tennessee on this day in history.
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 In the year 1862 grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn, Island #10 falls
Apr 07 H P Tuttle discovers asteroid #73 Klytia on this day in history.
Apr 07 Island #10 falls after long siege, Battle of Shiloh on this day in history.
Apr 07 On this day in history sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62
Apr 08 In the year 1862 john D Lynde patents aerosol dispenser
Apr 09 George W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50 in the year 1862.
Apr 10 William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 on this day in history.
Apr 11 In the year 1862 charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41)
Apr 11 Rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia on this day in history.
Apr 11 On this day in history 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 in the year 1862.
Apr 14 Pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11) on this day in history.
Apr 16 In the year 1862 district of Columbia abolishes slavery
Apr 16 On this day in history pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35
Apr 16 Slavery abolished in District of Columbia in the year 1862.
Apr 18 Battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA in the year 1862.
Apr 19 In the year 1862 louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns
Apr 20 The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard on this day in history.
Apr 21 Congress establishes US Mint in Denver, Co in the year 1862.
Apr 25 Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans, La in the year 1862.
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 On this day in history edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs
Apr 25 Union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA on this day in history.
Apr 29 100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss in the year 1862.
Apr 29 In the year 1862 new Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War