Famous People Who Died in October 1864

  • Oct 1 John Dunovant, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle
  • Oct 1 Juan José Flores, General and first President of Ecuador (1839-1845), dies at 64
  • Oct 1 Rose Greenhow, American Confederate spy (b. 1817)
  • Oct 4 Joseph Montferrand, French Canadian logger and strong man, dies at 61
  • Oct 7 Alexander Gardiner, US Union brigadier general, dies in battle
  • Oct 7 John Gregg, American judge/Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 36
  • Oct 8 Thomas Jonathan Coffin Amory, US Union-brigadier general, dies at about 34
  • Oct 10 David Bullock Harris, US Confederate colonel, dies of yellow fever
  • Oct 12 Roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87
  • Oct 18 David Bell Birney, American businessman, lawyer, and Major General (Union Army), dies at 39
  • Oct 18 Jacques-François Gallay, French horn player and composer, dies at 68
  • Oct 19 Daniel Davidson Bidwell, magistrate/brigadier general, dies in battle at 45
  • Oct 20 Stephen Dodson Ramseur, American Major General (Confederate Army), dies at 27
  • Oct 24 James Jay Archer, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 46

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Oct 26 American Civil War Pro-Confederate rebel guerrilla leader (Lawrence Massacre, Centralia Massacre), killed in battle by union troops at 23 or 24

  • Oct 27 Andreas Randel, Swedish composer, dies at 58