What Happened on April 6, 1865

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Sayler's Creek during US Civil War, 1/4rd of Lee's army cut off
  • Skirmish at High Bridge VA (Appomattox) during US Civil war;

Famous Deaths

  • John Austin Wharton, US Confederate general-major, dies at 36
  • Reuben B Boston, US Confederate cavalery colonel, dies in battle