On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1862

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

JEB Stuart completes his "second ride around Mcclellan"

Union General George McClellan
Union General
George McClellan
Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart
Confederate General
J.E.B. Stuart
  • Major General Earl Van Dorn assumes command of Confederate troops in Mississippi
  • Skirmish at Monocacy, Maryland
1862 Highlights

About October 12, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 158 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra