Historical Events on April 4, 1862

About Apr 4, 1862

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 156 years, 5 months and 19 days

Historical Events

  • Peninsular Campaign, launched in southeastern Virginia, aimed at capturing Richmond during US Civil War begins, Confederate victory (US Civil War)
  • Siege of Yorktown, fought in York County and Newport News, Virginia begins (Yorktown campaign), inconclusive result (US Civil War)