On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battles at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Ny River, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • James Clay Rice, lawyer/Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 34
  • Thomas Greeley Stevenson, Union brigadier general, dies at about 27
1864 Highlights

About May 10, 1864

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus