- Battle of Groveton, Virginia (Manassas Plains) [->AUG 19]
- Battle of Thoroughfare Gap, Virginia
- Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, D.C.
About August 28, 1862
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 9 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Virgo