On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1862

Historical Events

Historic Event

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart completes his "second ride around Mcclellan"

  • 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? 159 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra