May 1, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Battle of Chancellorsville, VA (29,000 injured or died)
  • Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
  • Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars & Bars"
  • Confederate congress passed resolution to kill black soldiers

Deaths in History

  • Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 29