On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1863

Historical Events

  • Battle of Shepardstown VA

BattleBattle of Interest

US Civil War Battle of Chickamauga, near Chattanooga, Tennessee ends with a Union withdrawal

Union General Gordon Granger
Union General
Gordon Granger

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Hardin Helm, US attorney/Confederate brigadier general, dies at 33

Person of interestJacob Grimm

Jacob Grimm, German philologist, folklorist and editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales", dies at 78

Author Jacob Grimm
Jacob Grimm
  • William Haines Lytle, US politician, poet and Brigadier General (Union Army), killed in action during the American Civil War at 36
1863 Highlights

About September 20, 1863

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo