What Happened on December 20, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -Dec 20th] Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA
  • -Jan 3rd] Vicksburg campaign

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Brig-gen Nathan Bedford Forrest occupies Trenton, Kentucky

Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard Nathan Bedford Forrest
Confederate General and KKK Grand Wizard
Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • Confederate raid on Union supplies at Holly Springs, Mississippi

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Knox Scottish surgeon, anatomist and zoologist