What Happened on May 11, 1864

Historical Events

  • Battle of Yellow Tavern, Virginia (Sheridan's Raid, South Anna Bridge)

Battle of Yellow Tavern

Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart is mortally wounded at the Battle of Yellow Tavern in Henrico County, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas D. Doubleday, American bookstore owner and Union Army officer, dies after being run over by a horse-drawn coach at 58

About May 11, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 159 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus