On This Day

November 1822 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 2 James Byron Gordon, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Wilkesboro, North Carolina (d. 1864)

Person of interestGordon Granger

Nov 6 Gordon Granger, American Major General during the Civil War (Union Army), born in Wayne County, New York (d. 1876)

Union General Gordon Granger
Union General
Gordon Granger
  • Nov 14 William Harrow, American lawyer and a controversial Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Winchester, Kentucky (d. 1872)
  • Nov 16 Charles Smith Hamilton, American Major General (Union Army), born in Westernville, New York (d. 1891)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 6 Hendrik van Stralen, Secretary of Interior, dies at 71
  • Nov 6 Claude-Louis Berthollet, French chemist, dies at 73
  • Nov 19 Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)