On This Day

What Happened on July 28, 1864

Historical Events

  • 2nd day of battle at Deep Bottom Run, Virginia

BattleBattle of Interest

Battle of Atlanta, Georgia (Ezra Church) - second sortie US700 CS4642

Railroad Engineer and Union General Grenville M. Dodge
Railroad Engineer and Union General
Grenville M. Dodge

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Hermann Kufferath, German composer, dies at 67
  • Samuel Benton, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at about 44
1864 Highlights

About July 28, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo