What Happened on May 3, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Salem Church, Virginia
  • The Second Battle of Fredericksburg occurs in Virginia, part of the Chancellorsville Campaign of the American Civil War

Famous Deaths

  • Elisha Franklin Paxton [Bull Paxton], American general (Confederate Army), dies leading Stoneville Brigade at the Battle of Chancellorsville at 35

About May 3, 1863

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 160 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus