What Happened on August 30, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Altamont-Confederates beat Union forces in Tennessee

Victory in battleSecond Battle of Bull Run

Second Battle of Bull Run in Manassas, Virginia ends with a Confederate victory over Union forces


Famous Deaths

  • Charles Bernard Desormes, French Physicist and Chemist (carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide compositions), dies at 91