On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Groveton, Virginia (Manassas Plains) [->AUG 19]
  • Battle of Thoroughfare Gap, Virginia
  • Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, D.C.
1862 Highlights

About August 28, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo