What Happened on September 1, 1862

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Chantilly (Ox Hill) Virginia (2100 casualties)
  • Federal tax levied on tobacco

Famous Birthdays

  • Adolphe Appia, Swiss set designer/theorist
  • Alphons Diepenbrock, Dutch composer [or Sept 2]

Famous Deaths

  • Isaac Ingalls Stevens, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 44
  • Oliver Tilden, of the Bronx, killed in Civil War in Virginia
  • Philip "Phil" Kearny, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 48