On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Rocky Gap, WV (White Sulphur Springs)

Famous Deaths

  • John B Floyd, American Governor (Virginia), Secretary of War (1857-60) and Confederate general, dies of failing health at 57
1863 Highlights

About August 26, 1863

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo