Timelines for year 1862
Wrote the words to "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", using the melody of the song "John Brown's Body Lies A-mouldering in the Grave." Published 1862.
Poet, essayist, editor (of the Atlantic Monthly from 1881 to 1890), and author of three rather Gothic mystery volumes: "Out of His Head" (1862), "Marjorie Daw and Other People" (1873), and "The Stillwater Tragedy" (1880).
His son, Willie, died during his first year in the White House (1862).
Shot and killed by his older brother after refusing to lend him any more money. Malcolm Ford (1862-1902) was a once famous track and field star who ran into personal and financial difficulties after his athletic abilities faded. After shooting his brother Malcolm turned the gun on himself. Before he died, Paul told the attending doctor that he forgave Malcolm and hoped their family would as well. Paul and Malcolm were interned in the same grave at a cemetery in Sleepy Hollow, New York.
Son of British born Playwright Stanislaus Stange (1862-1917).
Authored book, "Marmadukes's First Missouri Raid: The Roles of Federal Scouts and Outposts in the Defense of Springfield 1862-1863".
In 1862, during the American Civil War, he became chaplain to the Second New York Harris Light Cavalry. Two years later Roe transferred to Hampton, Virginia to minister the wounded and sick soldiers at the Union hospital there.