Famous Deaths in October 1862

  • 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 Major General, dies at 53