What Happened in Oct 1862

  • Battle of Saint John's Bluff

    Other Names: None Location: Duval County Campaign: Expedition to St. John’ s Bluff (1862) Date(s): October 1-3, 1862 Principal... Read more

  • Second Battle of Corinth

    The Second Battle of Corinth (which, in the context of the American Civil War, is usually referred to as the Battle of Corinth, to differentiate it... Read more

  • First Battle of Galveston

    The First Battle of Galveston was a naval engagement fought on October 4, 1862 near the city of Galveston, Texas between forces from the Union Navy... Read more

  • Battle of Hatchie's Bridge

    The Battle of Hatchie's Bridge, also known as Davis's Bridge or Matamora, was fought on October 5, 1862, in Hardeman County and McNairy County,... Read more

  • Battle of Perryville

    Other Names: None Location: Boyle County Campaign: Confederate Heartland Offensive (1862) Date(s): October 8, 1862 Principal... Read more

  • Union And Confederate Forces Fight At Perryville, Kentucky

    On October 8, 1862, Union and Confederate forces fought at Perryville, Kentucky, in a one-day battle that repulsed the South's attempt to bring... Read more

  • Battle of Old Fort Wayne

    Description: Brig. Gen. James G. Blunt and his troops attacked Col. Douglas H. Cooper and his Confederate command on Beatties Prairie near Old Fort... Read more

  • Battle of Georgia Landing

    Other Names: Labadieville, Texana Location: Lafourche Parish Campaign: Operations in LaFourche District (1862) Date(s): October 27,... Read more

  • Skirmish at Island Mound

    The Skirmish at Island Mound was a skirmish of the American Civil War, occurring from October 27 to October 29, 1862, in Bates County, Missouri.... Read more