On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1862

  • Jun 6 Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg, Virginia, dies at 33
  • Jun 7 William B. Mumford, 1st US citizen hanged for treason, at 42
  • Jun 17 Charles Canning, English 1st viceroy of British-Indies, dies at 49
  • Jun 27 Chatham Roberdeau Wheat, Confederate major, dies in battle at about 35
  • Jun 30 Richard Griffith, US Confederate brigadier general, dies of wounds from the Battle of Savage's Station at 48