Historical Events on May 5, 1864

About May 5, 1864

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 154 years, 5 months and 13 days

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Campaign: 5 days fighting begins at Rocky Face Ridge
  • Battle between Confederate & Union ships at mouth of Roanoke
  • Battle of Wilderness, Virginia (Germanna Ford, Wilderness Tavern)
  • Campaign in Northern Georgia - Chattanooga to Atlanta