Famous Deaths in August 1864

  • Aug 5 Griffin A Stedman, Union-brig-gen (Fort Stedman), dies in battle at 26
  • Aug 7 Li Xiucheng, late Taiping's Field Marshal and soul person.(b. 1823)
  • Aug 12 Sakuma Shōzan, Japanese reformer (b. 1811)
  • Aug 15 Daniel Phineas Woodbury, US engineer/Union general-major, dies
  • Aug 16 John Randolph Chambliss Jr, planter/Confederate, dies in battle at 31
  • Aug 20 Daniel Chaplin, US Union brig-general, dies
  • Aug 20 John H Kelly, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 24
  • Aug 21 John Calhoun Sanders, Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 24
  • Aug 31 Ferdinand Lassalle, French politician (ADA), dies at 39