On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle of Hatchie Bridge, Tennessee; confederate forces avoid capture by Union army
  • Federal fleet occupies Galveston, Texas
1862 Highlights

About October 5, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 159 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra