On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1862

Historical Events

Historic Event

Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac

  • Battle at Barbee's Crossroads, Virginia: 51 casualties
1862 Highlights

About November 5, 1862

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio