Famous Deaths in August 1863

  • Aug 5 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, composer, dies at 53
  • Aug 8 Angus MacAskill known as 'Giant MacAskill', circus performer (b.1825)
  • Aug 13 Eugène Delacroix, French painter (b. 1798)
  • Aug 14 Colin Campbell, British officer (Cawnpore), dies at 70
  • Aug 18 Thomas Welsh, US Union brig-general (Antietam), dies at 39
  • Aug 26 John Buchanan Floyd, US min of War (1857-60)/Confederate general, dies