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Civil War 1862 Time Period Events

Browse all Events in the Civil War 1862 Time Period.

Operations at New Madrid and Island No. 10

February 28, 1862 – April 8, 1862 Brigadier-General John Pope's successful operations against New Madrid, Missouri and Island No. 10, on the Mississippi River, … Read more

Peninsula Campaign

March 17–August 14, 1862 The Peninsula Campaign, also known as the Peninsular Campaign, was an ill-fated Union offensive launched by Major General George B. … Read more

Romney Expedition

January 1–24, 1862 The Romney Expedition was a short winter offensive led by Major General Thomas J. Jackson to clear Federal troops from northeastern … Read more

Seven Days Battles

June 25 – July 1, 1862 On June 25, 1862, Confederate General Robert E. Lee launched a series of six battles in seven days … Read more

Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862

February–June 1862 Also known as Jackson's Valley Campaign, the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862, was remarkable for the adroit tactics of General Thomas "Stonewall" … Read more

Siege of Corinth

April 29 to May 30, 1862 The Siege of Corinth, also known as the First Battle of Corinth or the Battle of Corinth I, … Read more

Siege of Yorktown

April 5 – May 4, 1862 Lasting from April 5 to May 4, 1862, the Siege of Yorktown stalled Union Major General George B. … Read more

Union Medicine

1861–1865 During the American Civil War, the Union had the equivalent of 1,556,678 three-year enlistments, compared with roughly 1,083,000 for the Confederacy. Over 620,000 … Read more

Vicksburg Campaign

December 26, 1862 – July 4, 1863 The Vicksburg Campaign was a series of operations and battles conducted by Union forces during the American … Read more