On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia (Marye's Heights)

Famous Deaths

  • Conrad Feger Jackson, US Union brigadier general, dies in Battle of Fredericksburg at 49
  • Maxcy Gregg, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in Battle of Fredericksburg at 48
  • Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in Battle of Fredericksburg at 39
1862 Highlights

About December 13, 1862

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius