What Happened on November 5, 1862

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac

  • Battle at Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia: 51 casualties

About November 5, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio