Historical Events on May 1, 1863

About May 1, 1863

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 155 years, 4 months and 25 days

Historical Events

  • Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, 29,000 injured or died
  • Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi
  • Confederate "National Flag" replaces "Stars & Bars"
  • Confederate congress passes resolution to kill black soldiers
  • Hospital for the Ruptured and Crippled first opens its doors