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Famous explorer and Union general Frederick West Lander dies at his headquarters in western Virginia

Frederick West Lander, detail
Before the war, Frederick West Lander was an Army engineering officer and a famous transcontinental explorer who discovered several routes westward across the United States.  He was also a published poet of some note and the husband of the famous English-born actress, Jean Davenport, who he had married in 1860. He had been commissioned a brigadier-general and badly wounded early in the war.  Later, he fell ill with pneumonia and died from a stroke at his headquarters in Paw Paw, Virginia.  He was forty years old.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Frank Moore, ed., The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives, Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc. (New York: G.P.Putnam, 1862), IV: 46.