On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1862

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • American Civil War: Naval engagement on Tennessee River, USS Conestago vs CSS Appleton Belle

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

General Ulysses S. Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant