A total eclipse of the Moon late in the evening is visible across much of the United States
A late night total eclipse of the Moon, one of two during the year, was visible over much of the North American continent, including the United States Pacific states and territories. In San Francisco, California, the eclipse was complete by eleven o'clock on the evening of June 11, 1862. (By John Osborne)
William H. Knight, ed., Bancroft's Handbook Almanac for the Pacific States: An Official Register and Year-Book of Facts for 1862 (San Francisco, CA: H.H. Bancroft and Co., 1862), 5.