On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1864

  • Jul 6 Samuel Allen Rice, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies of injuries at 36
  • Jul 16 Victor Girardey, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 27
  • Jul 17 Daniel McCook Jr, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 29
  • Jul 17 Dirk Dark Curtius, attorney/liberal minister of Justice, dies at 71
  • Jul 22 James Birdseye Mcpherson, US Union gen-major, dies in battle at 35
  • Jul 22 William H. T. Walker, American Major General (Confederate Army), killed in action at 47 during the Atlanta Campaign
  • Jul 25 Clement H. Stevens, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 42
  • Jul 27 Margaret E Breckinridge, US nurse/daughter of VP John, dies
  • Jul 27 John Putnam Chapin, American politician (10th Mayor of Chicago (1846-47), dies at 54
  • Jul 28 Johann Hermann Kufferath, composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 28 Samuel Benton, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at about 44
  • Jul 31 Louis Christophe Fran├žois Hachette, French publisher (Librairie Hachette), dies at 64