Famous Deaths in March 1862

  • 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 New York City for stealing 1,000 slaves
  • Mar 17 Fromental Halevy, [Elie Levy], French opera composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 19 F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), dies at 73
  • Mar 23 Karl Robert von Nesselrode, German chancellor, dies at 81