On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1862

Historical Events


BattleBattle of Interest

Lincoln issues General War Order #1, calling for a Union offensive, General George McClellan ignores order

Union General George McClellan
Union General
George McClellan

1862 Highlights

About January 26, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 11 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius