On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1864

Day of the Week: Sunday

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