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1816James Donnelly, Irish-Canadian patriarch of the Donnelly family (Black Donnelly massacre)

1816 Birthdays
Date Event
Jan 7
Stephen Miller, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1881 
Jan 9
John Palmer Usher, Secy Int (Union) died in 1889 
Jan 11
Fitz-Henry Warren, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1878 
Jan 15
Marie LaFarge, French murderer (d. 1852) 
Jan 19
Henry Gray, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 
Jan 23
Carl Herrmann, near Hanover Germany, stage magician 
Jan 26
Lloyd Tilghman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1863 
Jan 30
Nathaniel Prentiss Banks, Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1894 
Feb 17
Friedrich Wilhelm Markull, composer 
Feb 17
Haller Nutt, Southern Plantation owner (d. 1864) 
Feb 20
Josef Michal Ksawery Jan Poniatowski, composer 
Feb 22
Philippe Rousseau, Les deux vies du serpent 
Mar 1
Mokuami Kawatake, Priest of Darkness 
Mar 2
Alexander H. Bullock, 26th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1882) 
Mar 7
James Donnelly, Irish-Canadian patriarch of the Donnelly family (Black Donnelly massacre) 
Mar 12
David Stuart, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1868 
Mar 14
Montgomery Dent Corse, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 
Mar 19
Johannes Josephus Hermanus Verhulst, composer 
Mar 19
Paolo Giacometti, A Morte Civil 
Mar 27
George Elvey, composer 
Mar 29
James Gallant Spears, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1869 
Apr 5
Samuel Freeman Miller, U.S. Supreme Court Justice (d. 1890) 
Apr 8
Frederick William Burton, painter 
Apr 13
William Sterndale Bennett, composer 
Apr 16
Edward "Old Allegheny" Johnson, Major General (Confederate Army) 
Apr 17
Thomas Hazlehurst, English Methodist chapel builder (d. 1876) 
Apr 21
Charlotte Bronte, Tornton England, novelist (Jane Eyre) 
Apr 21
Louis Trezevant Wigfall, Confederate Army, died in 1874 
Apr 21
Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre 
Apr 22
Philip James Bailey, English poet (Festus) 
Apr 22
Charles Denis Bourbaki, French general 
May 3
Montgomery Cunningham Meigs, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union Army), died in 1892 
May 10
Friedrich Gerstäcker, Die Goldsucher von Arkansas 
May 14
Gualtiero Sanelli, composer 
May 16
Henry Hopkins Sibley, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1886 
May 24
Emanuel Leutze, US, painter (Washington Crossing the Delaware) 
May 24
Robert Seaman Granger, (Union Army Bvt Major general, died in 1894) 
Jun 4
Phillipe Regis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union) 
Jun 11
Robert Huston Milroy, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890 
Jun 19
William Henry Webb, American industrialist (d. 1899) 
Jun 28
Jacob P P baron van Zuylen van Nijevelt, Min Foreign Affairs (1852-53) 
Jul 4
Hiram Walker, American grocer and distiller (d. 1899) 
Jul 7
Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard, Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1889 
Jul 11
French A Durlet, Belgian sculptor/architect 
Jul 13
Gustav Freytag, writer 
Jul 13
Gustav Freytag, Die Journalisten 
Jul 14
Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (d. 1882) 
Jul 20
William Bowman, English anatomist 
Jul 21
Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, founded Reuters news service 
Jul 23
Charlotte Sanders Cushman, US, actress (Lady MacBeth) 
Jul 25
Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition) 
Jul 31
George Henry Thomas, Major General (Union Army), died in 1870 
Aug 3
John Eugene Smith, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1897 
Aug 4
Israel Vogdes, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1889 
Aug 7
Carit Etlar, The Musketeers 
Aug 16
Joseph Robinson, composer 
Aug 19
Julius PJA van Zuylen van Nyevelt, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs 
Aug 21
Charles Frédéric Gerhardt, French chemist (d. 1856) 
Aug 24
Daniel Gooch, laid 1st successful transatlantic cables 
Sep 1
Gustav Schmidt, composer 
Sep 4
Francois-Emmanuel-Joseph Bazin, composer 
Sep 6
Francis Stebbins Bartow, Col (Confederate Army), died in 1861 
Sep 11
Carl Zeiss, German lens maker (d. 1888) 
Sep 15
Edward Wolff, composer 
Sep 23
Elihu Benjamin Washburne, MC (Union), died in 1887 
Sep 23
Julius White, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890 
Oct 4
Egbert Benson Brown, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1902 
Oct 6
William Batchelder Bradbury, composer 
Oct 15
Amiel Weeks Whipple, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 
Oct 16
William Preston, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1887 
Oct 29
Ferdinand II AFA, king of Portugal 
Nov 3
Jubal Anderson Early, Lt General (Confederate Army), died in 1894 
Nov 4
William Polk Hardeman, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1898 
Nov 4
Stephen Johnson Field, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1899) 
Nov 14
John Curwen, composer 
Nov 15
Joseph Bennett Plummer, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1862 
Nov 17
August W Ambros, Austria musicologist (History of Music) 
Nov 26
William Henry Talkbot Walker, Major General (Confederate Army) 
Nov 29
Carl Binder, composer 
Nov 29
Morrison Waite, American jurist (d. 1888) 
Dec 6
Henry Eustace McCulloch, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1895 
Dec 8
August Belmont, Sr., Prussian-born American financier (d. 1890) 
Dec 13
Clement Claiborne Clay, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882 
Dec 13
E Werner von Siemens, German artillery officer/inventor 
Dec 18
Alfred Elzey Jones, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1871 
Dec 27
Eliakim Parker Scammon, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1894 
Dec 29
Carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895) 
20
Fredrik August Dahlgren, Värmlänningarna 
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