On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1862

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

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

1862 Highlights

About January 26, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 159 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius