On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1863

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Battle of Charleston, South Carolina (Morris Island) [->SEP 06]
  • Battle of Jackson, Mississippi - captured by federals [->JUL 16]

Famous Deaths

  • Clement Clarke Moore, American Professor and writer ('Twas the Night Before Xmas), dies at 83
  • Paul Jones Semmes, American businessman and Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 48