Historical Events In 1862
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
Apr 04 On this day in history uS begins Peninsular Campaign aimed at capturing Richmond
Apr 05 Louis Ganne, composer on this day in history.
Apr 05 Siege of Yorktown VA on this day in history.
Apr 06 Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51 in the year 1862.
Apr 06 In the year 1862 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 On this day in history grant defeats Confederates at Battle of Shiloh, Tenn
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 in the year 1862.
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 on this day in history.
Apr 10 On this day in history william Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40
Apr 11 In the year 1862 charles Evans Hughs, 11th Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1930-41)
Apr 11 On this day in history rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia
Apr 11 Rebels surrender Ft Pulaski, Georgia-Rebels surrender in the year 1862.
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 In the year 1862 pyotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11)
Apr 16 District of Columbia abolishes slavery on this day in history.
Apr 16 Pres Davis approves conscription act for white males between 18-35 in the year 1862.
Apr 16 Slavery abolished in District of Columbia in the year 1862.
Apr 18 In the year 1862 battle of Ft Jackson, Ft St Philip & New Orlean's, LA
Apr 19 In the year 1862 louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns
Apr 20 In the year 1862 the first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.
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 Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55 in the year 1862.
Apr 25 Edward Grey, English viscount of Fallodon/minister of Foreign affairs on this day in history.
Apr 25 Union naval forces occupy New Orleans, LA in the year 1862.
Apr 29 100,000 federal troops prepare to march into Corinth, Miss in the year 1862.
Apr 29 New Orleans fell to Union forces during Civil War on this day in history.