On This Day

What Happened on April 6, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Shiloh, Union defeats Confederacy near Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

Famous Deaths

  • Adley H. Gladden, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 51
  • Albert Sidney Johnston, US Confederate general, dies in battle at 59
1862 Highlights

About April 6, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries