What Happened on June 1, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Robert E. Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at Seven Pines

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee
  • Slavery abolished in all US possessions

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas)