Events

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Personal 06/07/1863 Union troops ransack the plantation of Jefferson Davis on the Mississippi River below Vicksburg
Personal 06/22/1863 Twenty year William H. Rihl becomes the first Union soldier killed meeting Lee's invasion
Personal 06/09/1863 Dickinson College 1860 graduate Captain John Henry Grabill, CSA, is captured at Brandy Station
Personal 07/04/1863 Jennie Wade, killed the morning before, is buried in a temporary grave in Gettysburg
Personal 07/25/1863 Sam Houston, hero of the Republic and State of Texas, dies at his home in Huntsville
Personal 08/01/1863 General George C. Strong, dead of wounds received at Fort Wagner, is buried at the Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn
Personal 08/28/1863 The troops of the Pennsylvania Reserve present General George Meade with a valuable sword in recognition of his leadership
Personal 12/02/1863 The wife of former president Franklin Pierce passes away from tuberculosis in Andover, Massachusetts
Personal 09/19/1862 Confederate Brigadier General Lewis Henry Little falls to rifle fire during the Battle of Iuka
Personal 12/22/1863 In Washington D.C., Union officer and Irish Nationalist leader Michael Corcoran dies in a fall
Personal 12/27/1863 Union officer and Irish Nationalist leader Michael Corcoran is buried in New York City
Personal 01/01/1863 Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the Modern Olympic Games is born in Paris
Personal 01/17/1863 David Lloyd George, future British wartime prime minister of Britain, is born in Manchester, England
Personal 04/29/1863 Future newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst is born in San Francisco, California
Personal 08/13/1863 Eugène Delacroix, French Romantic painter, dies in Paris, aged sixty-five
Personal 05/10/1863 General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson dies of his wounds and pneumonia at Guinea Station, Virginia
Personal 12/23/1863 British author William Makepeace Thackeray dies suddenly at his home in London, aged fifty-two
Personal 12/18/1863 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria is born in Graz, Austria
Personal 07/30/1863 Henry Ford, who will transform American industry and transportation, is born on a farm in Michigan
Personal 01/03/1864 Archbishop John Hughes dies in New York City