On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Kinston, fought in Lenoir County, North Carolina begins (Goldsboro Expedition), Union victory (US Civil War)

Famous Birthdays

  • John M. Acket, Dutch literary (Grammatic Conceptions) (d. 1933)

Famous Deaths

  • George Dashiell Bayard, Union Brigadier General, dies at 27