What Happened on September 14, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops win a tactical victory over Confederate forces
  • Battle at South Mountain: Union troops defeat an outnumbered Confederate force
  • Battle of Munfordsville KY
  • Federal troops escape from beleaguered Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
  • Skirmish at Fox's Gap, American Civil War

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39
  • Samuel Garland Jr, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle