What Happened on September 14, 1862

Historical Events

  • Battle at Crampton's Gap: Union troops win a tactical victory over Confederate forces
  • Battle at South Mountain: Union troops defeat an outnumbered Confederate force
  • Battle of Munfordville, Kentucky, begins
  • Federal troops escape from beleaguered Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
  • Skirmish at Fox's Gap, American Civil War

Famous Deaths

  • Jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39
  • Samuel Garland Jr, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 31
1862 Highlights

About September 14, 1862

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 4 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo