On This Day

What Happened on May 22, 1863

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Ulysses S. Grant begins siege on Vicksburg

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant
  • War Department establishes Bureau of Colored Troops
1863 Highlights

About May 22, 1863

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini