Historical Events on December 31, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • -Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River (Battle of Murfreesboro), Tennesse in American Civil War
  • President Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union
  • Skirmish at Parker Cross Roads, Tennessee
  • Union ironclad ship "Monitor" sank off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina