Deaths in History in July 1863

  • Jul 1 John Fulton Reynolds, Union general-major, dies in battle at 42
  • Jul 2 Stephen Hinsdale Weed, US Union brigadier general, dies in battle at 28
  • Jul 3 Alonzo Hersford Cushing, US Union lt, dies in battle at about 22
  • Jul 3 Lewis Addison Armistead, Confederate brigadier general Gettysburg/dies in battle at 46
  • Jul 3 Little Crow, [Ta-oya-te-duta], Santee Sioux indian chief, dies
  • Jul 3 Richard Brooke Garnett, US Confederate Brigadier General, dies in battle at 45
  • Jul 3 Samuel Kosciuzko Zook, US Union general-major, dies in battle at 40
  • Jul 3 Richard B. Garnett, Confederate Brigadier General, killed during Pickett's Charge, Battle of Gettysburg at 45
  • Jul 3 George Hull Ward, American general (b. 1826)
  • Jul 3 Elon John Farnsworth, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 25
  • Jul 4 Paul Joseph Revere, American grandson of Paul Revere, Brigadier General (Union Army), dies at 30
  • Jul 6 Strong Vincent, American army officer (fought at Battle of Gettysburg), dies at 26 fighting at the Little Round Top in Gettysburg
  • Jul 8 Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore, dies at 65
  • Jul 10 Clement Clarke Moore, American Professor and writer ('Twas the Night Before Xmas), dies at 83
  • Jul 10 Paul Jones Semmes, US businessman/Confederate brigadier general, dies at 48
  • Jul 13 John S Bowen, US architect/Confederate gen-major, dies at 32
  • Jul 17 James Johnston Pettigrew, US attorney/Confederate, dies at 35
  • Jul 18 William Dorsey Pender, US Confederate Major General, dies of injuries at 29

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Jul 26 Sam Houston, 1st President of Republic of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44) who helped bring Texas into the United States as a constituent state, dies at 70

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  • Jul 27 William Lowndes Yancey, American Confederate leader (b. 1813)
  • Jul 28 James Deshler, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 30
  • Jul 29 Edward Needle Kirk, US Union brigadier general, dies in battle at about 35
  • Jul 30 George Crockett Strong, US Union gen-mjr, dies of injuries at 29