Today in History - Deaths - 1862

Deaths | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Notable Deaths - 1862

1862Henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44

1862Samuel Colt, American inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47

1862Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (1837-41), dies of heart failure at 79

1862John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71

1862 Deaths
Date Event
Jan 1
Mikhail Vasilievich Ostrogradsky, Russian physicist (b. 1801) 
Jan 5
Joseph Frohlich, composer, dies at 81 
Jan 10
Samuel Colt, American inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47 
Jan 18
John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71 
Jan 20
Felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines 
Jan 21
Bozena Nemcová, Three Wishes for Cinderella 
Jan 24
James McIntosh, US confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at about 33 
Feb 3
Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist/astronomer, dies at 87 
Feb 7
Frantisek Jan Skroup, composer, dies at 61 
Feb 11
Elizabeth Siddal, British poet and artist (b. 1829) 
Feb 21
Justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75 
Feb 24
Bernard S Ingemann, Danish author (Holger Danske), dies at 72 
Feb 24
B.S. Ingemann, Valdemar Sejr 
Feb 27
Gabriele dell' Addolorata, patron of Ital Catholic youth, dies at 23 
Mar 1
Peter Barlow, English mathematician (b. 1776) 
Mar 2
Frederick West Lander, US Union brig-general/poet, dies at 40 
Mar 7
Ben McCulloch, US Confederate brig-general (KIA), dies at 50 
Mar 7
John Baillie McIntosh, US general-major (Union Army), dies at 32 
Mar 7
William Slack, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle 
Mar 8
Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56 
Mar 8
Nat Gordon, last pirate, hanged in NYC for stealing 1,000 slaves 
Mar 17
Fromental Halevy, [Elie Levy], French opera composer, dies at 62 
Mar 17
Jacques Fromental Halévy, Noé 
Mar 19
F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), dies at 73 
Mar 23
Karl Robert von Nesselrode, German chancellor, dies at 81 
Apr 3
James Clark Ross, Arctic explorer, dies 
Apr 4
Harmen S Sytstra, Dutch poet/editor (Iduna), dies at 45 
Apr 6
Adley Hogan Gladden, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 51 
Apr 6
Albert Sidney Johnston, US Confederate general, dies in battle at 59 
Apr 7
Sydney Nelson, composer, dies at 62 
Apr 9
George W Johnson, US planter/Confederate (gov-Ky), dies at about 50 
Apr 10
William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 
Apr 19
Louis Powell Harvey, US governor of Wisconsin, drowns 
Apr 19
Simon Fraser, Canadian explorer, dies 
Apr 25
Charles Ferguson Smith, US Union Gen-Maj, dies of infection at 55 
May 6
Henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44 
May 6
Henry David Thoreau, I Went to the Woods Because... 
May 16
Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 
May 16
Lev Mey, Tsarskaya nevesta 
May 18
William H Keim, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 48 
May 21
John Drew, Irish-born American actor (b. 1827) 
May 25
Johann N Nestroy, Aust actor (Einmal Keine Sorgen Haben), dies at 60 
May 25
Johann Nestroy, Lumpaci the Vagabond 
May 28
Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16] 
May 29
Franciszek Wincenty Mirecki, composer, dies at 71 
May 31
Robert Hatton, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at about 34 
Jun 6
Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33 
Jun 7
William B Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42 
Jun 17
Charles J Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49 
Jun 27
Chatham Roberdeau Wheat, Confederate major, dies in battle at about 35 
Jun 30
Richard Griffith, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 48 
Jul 3
William Barksdale, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 40 
Jul 5
Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (b. 1800) 
Jul 15
David Emanuel Twiggs, US Confederate gen-mjr (Monterrey), dies at 72 
Jul 24
Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (1837-41), dies of heart failure at 79 
Aug 5
Thomas Williams, US Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 
Aug 6
Francisco Acuna de Figueroa, Uruguay national anthem, dies at 71 
Aug 9
Joseph Bennett Plummer, US Union-brig-gen, dies at 42 or 46 
Aug 9
Charles S Winder, Confederate General killed at the Battle of Cedar Mountain VA aged 32 
Aug 10
Shusaku Honinbo, Japanese Go player (b. 1829) 
Aug 22
Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51 
Aug 30
Charles Bernard Desormes, French Physicist and Chemist (carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide compositions), dies at 91 
Aug 31
George William Taylor, US Union brig-general, dies in battle 
Aug 31
Ignaz Assmayer, composer, dies at 72 
Sep 1
Isaac Ingalls Stevens, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 44 
Sep 1
Oliver Tilden, of the Bronx, killed in Civil War in Virginia 
Sep 1
Philip "Phil" Kearny, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 48 
Sep 2
Thornton F Brodhead, US lawyer/politician/brig-general, dies at 40 
Sep 10
Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62), dies at 71 
Sep 14
Jesse Lee Reno, Union general-major (Reno Nevada), dies at 39 
Sep 14
Samuel Garland Jr, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle 
Sep 17
Lawrence O'Bryan Branch, (Rep-D)/Confederate brig-general, dies at 41 
Sep 17
William Edwin Starke, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at about 48 
Sep 19
[Lewis] Henry Little, US Confederate brig-gen, dies in battle at 45 
Sep 29
William "Bull" Nelson, Union general-major, murdered at 38 
Sep 30
Isaac Peace Rodman, banker/Union brig-gen, dies of injury at about 40 
Oct 3
Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 47 
Oct 4
William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 36 
Oct 8
James Streshley Jackson, attorney/Union-brig-gen, dies in battle at 39 
Oct 8
William Rufus Terrill, Union brig-general, dies in battle at 28 
Oct 16
George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brig-general, dies at 31 
Oct 18
James Creighton, amateur American baseball player, dies of ruptured bladder from hitting home run on Oct 14th 
Oct 30
Ormsby Mcknight Mitchel, US astronomer/Union-general-major, dies at 53 
Nov 6
Charles Davis Jameson, US Union brig-gen (Fair Oaks), dies at 35 
Nov 7
Bahadur Shah Zafar, Mandi 
Nov 9
John Bordenave Villepigue, US Confederate brig-gen, dies at 32 
Nov 11
James Madison Porter, American politician (b. 1793) 
Nov 13
Ludwig Uhland, writer, dies at 75 
Nov 17
Alexey Nikolayevich Verstovsky, composer, dies at 63 
Nov 30
James Sheridan Knowles, Virginius 
Dec 7
Sylvester Churchill, US Union brig-general, dies 
Dec 13
Conrad Feger Jackson, US Union Brig-General, dies in Battle of Fredericksburg at 49 
Dec 13
Maxcy Gregg, US Confederate Brig-General, dies in Battle of Fredericksburg at 48 
Dec 13
Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb, Confederate Brig-General, dies in Battle of Fredericksburg at 39 
Dec 14
George Dashiell Bayard, Union Brigadier General, dies at 27 
Dec 18
Johnson Kelly Duncan, architect/Confederate brig-generaal, dies at 35 of malarial fever 
Dec 20
Robert Knox Scottish surgeon, anatomist and zoologist 
Dec 24
Joseph Funk, composer, dies at 84 
Dec 28
Joaquim Casimiro Junior, composer, dies at 54 
Dec 31
James Edward Rains, lawyer/Confederate brig-gen, dies in Battle of Stone's River at 29 
Dec 31
Joshua Woodrow Sill, US Union brig-general, dies in Battle of Stone's River at 31 
Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31