Famous Deaths in October 1870

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Oct 12 Robert E. Lee, American General who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War, dies of pneumonia at 63

Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Confederate General
Robert E. Lee
  • Oct 20 Michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62
  • Oct 31 Mihaly Mosonyi, composer, dies at 55