On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1864

Historical Events

  • Approx 25 Confederates make surprise attack on St Albans, Vermont
  • Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia, Union beats back Confederate attackers
  • US Brigadier General Emory Upton (25) promoted to Major General

Famous Deaths

  • Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brigadier general, dies in battle at 45
1864 Highlights

About October 19, 1864

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra