August 9, 1862 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • Battle of Cedar Mountain [Slaughter's Mountain], fought in Culpeper County, Virginia, Confederate victory (US Civil War)

Deaths in History

  • Charles S Winder, Confederate General killed at the Battle of Cedar Mountain VA, at 32
  • Joseph Bennett Plummer, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 42 or 46