Birthdays in History in June 1831

  • Jun 1 John Bell Hood, Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1879)
  • Jun 2 Benjamin Hardin Helm, Brigadier General (Conf)/Lincoln's brother-in-law
  • Jun 3 Otho French Strahl, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1864)
  • Jun 5 Marcus Joseph Wright, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1922)
  • Jun 7 Amelia Edwards, English author and Egyptologist (d. 1892)
  • Jun 8 Thomas J. Higgins, decorated Union Army soldier (d. 1917)
  • Jun 13 James Clerk Maxwell, Scottish physicist (electromagnetic theory, speed of light), born in Edinburgh, Scotland (d. 1879)
  • Jun 26 Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Kriegs-Songs of War & Peace)
  • Jun 29 William Thomas Clark, American politician and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Norwalk, Connecticut (d. 1905)