Famous Deaths in January 1863

  • Jan 2 Roger Weightman Hanson, Confederate brig-gen, dies in Battle of Murfreesboro at 35
  • Jan 9 Ferdinand Huber, composer, dies at 71
  • Jan 10 Lyman Beecher, US Presbyterian clergyman, temperance movement leader (b. 1775)
  • Jan 17 E J Horace Vernet, French painter, dies at 73