On This Day

What Happened on March 22, 1865

Historical Events

  • Wilson's Raid: 13,480 cavalry troops led by Union General James H. Wilson destroys most of Confederate Alabama and Georgia's arms-manufacturing and rail capabilities; raid lasts through mid-April, after Lee's surrender natural resources useless to the [1] [2]
1865 Highlights

About March 22, 1865

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 157 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries