Famous Deaths in October 1862

  • Oct 3 Pleasant Adam Hackleman, Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 47
  • Oct 4 William Duncan Smith, US Confederate brigadier general, dies at 36
  • Oct 8 James Streshley Jackson, American attorney and Brigadier General (Union Army) dies in battle at 39
  • Oct 8 William Rufus Terrill, American Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 28
  • Oct 16 George Burgwyn Anderson, US Confederate brigadier 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, American astronomer and Union Major General, dies at 53