On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1864

Historical Events

  • -16] actions at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

General Ulysses S. Grant's Union Army at Potomac attacks Robert E. Lee's Confederates at Rappahannock River

Union General and US President Ulysses S. Grant
Union General and US President
Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee

1864 Highlights

About May 4, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years and 3 months
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus