September 20, 1863 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Battle of Shepardstown VA
  • Civil War Battle of Chickamauga, near Chattanooga Tenn, ends

Deaths in History

  • Benjamin Hardin Helm, US attorney/Confederate brigadier general, dies at 33

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jacob Grimm, German philologist, folklorist and editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales", dies at 78

Author Jacob Grimm
Jacob Grimm
  • William Haines Lytle, US politician, poet and Brigadier General (Union Army), killed in action during the American Civil War at 36