What Happened on August 9, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Cedar Mountain VA during US Civil War (Slaughter Mountain, Southwest Mountain)
  • Berlioz' opera "Beatrice et Benedict" premieres in Baden-Baden

Famous Deaths

  • Charles S Winder, Confederate General killed at the Battle of Cedar Mountain VA, at 32
  • Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46