On This Day

What Happened on September 19, 1863

Historical Events

BattleBattle of Interest

Battle of Chickamauga, GA (near Chattanooga) begins; Union forces retreat after a couple days of fighting

Union General Gordon Granger
Union General
Gordon Granger

Famous Deaths

  • Preston Smith, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 39
1863 Highlights

About September 19, 1863

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo