On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1864

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Lee sends Jubal A. Early into Shenandoah Valley

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee
  • Skirmish at Mcafee's Cross Road, Georgia, about 57 die in battle
  • The Battle of Trevilian Station, the bloodiest and largest all-cavalry battle of the American Civil War in Louisa County ends with Confederate tactical victory and Union successful retreat
1864 Highlights

About June 12, 1864

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini