Deaths in History in May 1862

Person of interestHenry David Thoreau

May 6 Henry David Thoreau, US writer/pacifist (Walden Pond), dies at 44

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • May 16 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40
  • May 16 Joseph L. Hogg, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 55
  • May 18 William H Keim, US Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 48
  • May 28 Lev A Ms, Russian nobleman/poet, dies at 40 [5/16]
  • May 31 Robert Hopkins Hatton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies in battle at 35