- October 8, 1862 - The Battle of Perryville begins. This battle would prove to be the bloodiest ever to occur on Kentucky soil.
U.S. & World
- The Merrimack and the Monitor meet in the first naval battle between ironclad ships at the Battle of Hampton Roads.
- General Robert E. Lee is placed in command of the Army of Northern Virginia.
- August 17 - The Sioux Uprising begins along the Minnesota River. It eventually results in the expulsion of the Dakota people from Minnesota.
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