Deaths in History in May 1863

  • May 1 Edward Dorr Tracy, US Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 29
  • May 3 Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 35
  • May 7 Amiel Weeks Whipple, US Union gen-major, dies of injuries at 46

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May 10 Stonewall Jackson [Thomas Jonathan], Confederate general during the American Civil War, dies of pneumonia at 39

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  • May 16 Lloyd Tilghman, Confederate brigadier general, dies in battle at 47
  • May 27 Edward Payson Chapin, Union Brigadier General, dies at 31
  • May 28 Edmund Kirby Jr, American Brigadier General (Union Army), dies of injuries at 23