On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1862

  • Mar 1 Peter Barlow, English mathematician, dies at 85
  • Mar 2 Frederick West Lander, American Union brigadier general and poet, dies at 40
  • Mar 7 Ben McCulloch, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 50
  • Mar 7 John Baillie McIntosh, US general-major (Union Army), dies at 32
  • Mar 7 William Slack, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle
  • Mar 8 Adrien de La Fage, composer, dies at 56
  • Mar 17 Fromental Hal√©vy, French composer, dies at 62
  • Mar 19 Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), dies at 73
  • Mar 23 Karl Robert von Nesselrode, German-Russian chancellor, dies at 81