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Revolutionary War (1775 - 1883)Edit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Notes
Major General Richard Montgomery 31 December 1775 Killed in action during the Battle of Quebec American Revolutionary War
Major General John Thomas 30 May 1776 Smallpox
Brigadier General David Wooster 02 May 1777 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Ridgefield
Major General Philippe C. T. du Coudray 15 September 1777 Drowned in the Schuylkill River
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski 11 October 1779 Mortally wounded at the Siege of Savannah
Major General Johann von Robais, Baron de Kalb 19 August 1780 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Camden
Brigadier General Enoch Poor 08 September 1780 Unknown; possibly typhus
Major General William Alexander, Lord Stirling 15 January 1783 Severe gout and rheumatism

War of 1812 (1812 - 1815)Edit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Notes
Major General Anthony Wayne 15 December, 1796 Severe gout Peacetime
Brigadier General Zebulon M. Pike 27 April, 1813 Killed in action during the Battle of York War of 1812

1815 - 1861Edit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Notes
Major General Jacob Brown 24 February, 1828 Unknown Peacetime
Major General Alexander Macomb 25 June, 1841 Unknown
Major General (Bvt.) William J. Worth 7 May, 1849 Cholera
Major General (Bvt.) Edmund P. Gaines 6 June, 1849 Unknown
Brigadier General (Bvt.) Richard B. Mason 25 July, 1850 Unknown
Major General (Bvt.) Bennett Riley 9 June, 1853 Cancer
Brigadier General (Bvt.) Thomas Childs 8 October, 1853 Unknown

Civil War (1861 - 1965)Edit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Location Notes
Brigadier General (Bvt.) Thomas Lawson 15 May 1861 Apoplexy Norfolk, Virginia American Civil War
Brigadier General (Bvt.) John Garland 5 June 1861 New York City, New York
Brigadier General (USV) Nathaniel Lyon 10 August 1861 Killed in action during the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Missouri
Major General Edward D. Baker 21 October 1861 Killed in action during the Battle of Ball's Bluff Loudoun County, Virginia
Brigadier General William H. L. Wallace 10 April 1862 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Shiloh Savannah, Tennessee
Brigadier General Charles G. Harker 27 June 1862 killed in action during the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia
Brigadier General Thomas Williams 05 August 1862 killed in action during the Battle of Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Brigadier General Robert L. McCook 06 August 1862 Mortally wounded by Confederate partisans Huntsville, Alabama
Brigadier General Henry Bohlen 22 August 1862 killed in action during the First Battle of Rappahannock Station Rappahannock River, Virginia
Brigadier General George W. Taylor 31 August 1862 killed in action during the Second Battle of Bull Run Alexandria, Virginia
Brigadier General (USV) Isaac I. Stevens 01 September 1862 Killed in action during the Battle of Chantilly Chantilly, Virginia
Major General (USV) Philip Kearny, Jr. 01 September 1862 Killed in action during the Battle of Chantilly Chantilly, Virginia
Major General (USV) Jesse L. Reno 14 September 1862 Mortally wounded at the Battle of South Mountain near Boonsboro, Maryland
Major General (USV) Joseph K. F. Mansfield 18 September 1862 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Antietam Sharpsburg, Maryland
Major General (USV) William Nelson 29 September 1862 Killed by brigadier general Jefferson C. Davis Louisville, Kentucky
Isaac P. Rodman 30 September 1862 [[]]
Pleasant A. Hackleman 03 October 1862 [[]]
& James S. Jackson 08 October 1862 [[]]
& William R. Terrill 08 October 1862 [[]]
Israel B. Richardson 03 November 1862 [[]]
Conrad F. Jackson 13 December 1862 [[]]
George G. Bayard 14 December 1862 [[]]
Joshua W. Sill 31 December 1862 [[]]
Major General (USV) Hiram G. Berry 02 May 1863 Killed in action during the Battle of Chancellorsville Chancellorsville, Virginia
&Major General (USV) Amiel W. Whipple 07 May 1863 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville Washington, D.C.
Edward P. Chapin 27 May 1863 [[]]
Edmund Kerby 28 May 1863 [[]]
Major General (USV) John F. Reynolds 01 July 1863 Killed in action during the Battle of Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Stephen H. Weed 02 July 1863 [[]]
Brigadier General (USV) Samuel K. Zook 03 July 1863 Mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
& Elon J. Farnsworth 03 July 1863 [[]]
Strong Vincent 07 July 1863 [[]]
Edward N. Kirk 29 July 1863 [[]]
Brigadier General (USV) George C. Strong 30 July 1863 Mortally wounded leading an assault on Fort Wagner New York City, New York
William H. Lytle 20 September 1863 [[]]
William P. Sanders 19 November 1863 [[]]
Major General (USV) John Buford, Jr. 16 December 1863 Possibly typhoid fever Washington, D.C.
Alexander Hays 05 May 1864 [[]]
Major General (USV) James S. Wadsworth 08 May 1864 Killed in action during the Battle of the Wilderness Spotsylvania County, Virginia
John Sedgwick 09 May 1864 [[]]
& James C. Rice 10 May 1864 [[]]
& Thomas G. Stephenson 10 May 1864 [[]]
Samuel A. Rice 06 July 1864 [[]]
Daniel McCook 17 July 1864 [[]]
Major General (USV) James B. McPherson 22 July 1864 Killed in action during the Battle of Atlanta Atlanta, Georgia
David A. Russell 19 September 1864 [[]]
Hiram Burnham 30 September 1864 [[]]
Major General (USV) David B. Birney 18 October 1864 Malaria Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Daniel D. Bidwell 19 October 1864 [[]]
Charles L. Lowell 20 October 1864 [[]]
Thomas A. Smyth 09 April 1865 [[]]

1865 - 1918Edit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Location Notes
Major General (Bvt.) Charles Griffin 15 September, 1867 Yellow fever Peacetime
Major General (Bvt.) Lovell H. Rousseau 07 January, 1869 Unknown
Brigadier General (Bvt.) Henry S. Burton 04 April, 1869 Unknown
Major General (Bvt.) William A. Nichols 08 April, 1869 Unknown
Brigadier General (Bvt.) Miles D. McAlester 23 April, 1869 Unknown
Major General George H. Thomas 28 March, 1870 Stroke
Major General Henry W. Halleck 9 January, 1872 Unknown
Major General George G. Meade 6 November, 1872 Complications from wartime wounds and Pneumonia
Major General (USV) Edward R. S. Canby 11 April, 1873 Killed by members of the Modoc Tribe Indian Wars
Brigadier General Alexander B. Dyer 20 May, 1874 Peacetime
Brigadier General Alexander E. Shiras 14 April, 1875
Major General (USV) George A. Custer 25 June, 1876 Killed in action during the Battle of the Little Bighorn Indian Wars
Major General Winfield S. Hancock 9 February, 1886 Carbuncle infection Peacetime
Major General George R. Crook 21 March, 1890 Unknown

1918 - 1950Edit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Location Notes
General [[]] [[]]
Brigadier General George H. Torney, M.D. 27 December 1917 bronchial pneumonia Washington, D.C.
Major General Albert L. Mills 18 September 1916 unknown illness Washington, D.C.
Major General Frederick N. Funston 19 February 1917 myocardial infarction San Antonio, Texas
Major General J. Franklin Bell 08 January 1919 New York City, New York
Brigadier General John W. Ruckman 07 June 1921 Boston, Massachusetts
Major General Harry L. Hodges 28 November 1921 Richmond, Virginia
Brigadier General Edmund L. Gruber 30 May 1941 Unknown Fort Leavenworth, Kansas Peacetime
Major General Herbert A. Dargue 12 Dec 1941 Plane crash near Bishop, California World War II
Brigadier General Harold H. George 29 Apr 1942 Accidental Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Major General Frank C. Mahin 24 Jul 1942 Plane crash Waynesboro, Tennessee
Brigadier General Albert K. B. Lyman 17 Aug 1942 Unknown Hawaii
Brigadier General Guy O. Fort 11 Nov 1942 Execution (POW) Philippines
Brigadier General Asa A. Duncan 17 Nov 1942 Killed in action Bay of Biscay near France
Brigadier General Alfred J. Lyon 01 Dec 1942 Unknown Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Brigadier General Kenneth N. Walker 05 Jan 1943 Plane crash Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea
Brigadier General Carlyle H. Wash 26 Jan 1943 Plane crash Alabama
Brigadier General Clinton W. Russell 23 Mar 1943 Unknown Unknown
Brigadier General Howard K. Ramey 26 Mar 1943 Plane crash Papua New Guinea
Major General Robert Olds 28 Apr 1943 Unknown Unknown
Brigadier General Charles H. Barth, Jr. 03 May 1943 Plane crash Mount Fagradalsfjall, Iceland
Lieutenant General Frank M. Andrews 03 May 1943 Plane crash Mount Fagradalsfjall, Iceland
Major General Clarence L. Tinker 07 Jun 1943 Plane crash Midway Atoll
Brigadier General Charles L. Keerans, Jr. 11 Jul 1943 Killed in action near Sicily, Italy
Brigadier General Douglas B. Netherwood 19 Aug 1943 Plane crash Florida
Brigadier General William D. Powell 06 Oct 1943 Cerebral hemorrhage Yunnan, China
Major General Stonewall Jackson 13 Oct 1943 Injuries / plane crash Station Hospital, Camp Polk, Oregon
Brigadier General Arthur B. McDaniel 26 Dec 1943 Myocardial infarction Mountain Brook, Alabama
Brigadier General Russell A. Wilson 06 Mar 1944 Plane crash (KIA) Berlin, Germany
Brigadier General Donald A. Davison 06 May 1944 Unknown Bangalore, India
Brigadier General Allan C. McBride 09 May 1944 (POW) Taiwan-Formosa, Philippines
Brigadier General Don F. Pratt 06 Jun 1944 Killed in action Normandy, France
Brigadier General Nathan B. Forrest 14 Jun 1944 Glider crash Kiel, Germany
Brigadier General Nelson M. Walker 10 Jul 1944 Wounds received in battle Normandy, France
Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. 12 Jul 1944 Myocardial infarction near Normandy, France
Major General Paul W. Newgarden 14 Jul 1944 Plane crash Chattanooga, Tennessee
Lieutenant General Lesley J. McNair 25 Jul 1944 Accidental near Saint-Lô, France
Brigadier General James F. C. Hyde 07 Aug 1944 Myocardial infarction Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Brigadier General James E. Wharton 12 Aug 1944 Killed in action Paris, France
Brigadier General Gordon de L. Carrington 21 Aug 1944 Unknown Washington D.C.
Brigadier General Edmund W. Searby 14 Sep 1944 Killed in action near Pont-à-Mousson, France
Brigadier General Thomas E. Roderick 21 Sep 1944 Unknown North Africa
Brigadier General Walter G. Layman 24 Sep 1944 Myocardial infarction Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
Brigadier General Harry D. Chamberlain 29 Sep 1944 Unknown San Francisco, California
Brigadier General John H. Gardner 11 Oct 1944 Unknown Washington D.C.
Brigadier General Frederick W. Castle 24 Dec 1944 Plane crash (KIA) Liege, Belgium
Brigadier General Vicente Lim 31 Dec 1944 Execution (POW) Manila, Philippines
Brigadier General Kenneth N. Walker 1944 Plane crash (KIA) Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea

1950 - presentEdit

Rank Name Date of Death Cause of Death Location Notes
Major General Keith L. Ware 13 Sep 1968 Helicopter shot down by anti-aircraft fire South Vietnam Vietnam War
Brigadier General William R. Bond 01 Apr 1970 killed by an enemy sniper Bình Thủy District, South Vietnam Vietnam War
Brigadier General (post.) Carroll E. Adams 12 May 1970 Helicopter shot down by anti-aircraft fire Pleiku Province, South Vietnam Vietnam War
Major General George W. Casey, Sr. 07 Jul 1970 Helicopter crash Near Da Lat, South Vietnam Vietnam War
Brigadier General John A. B. Dillard 12 Jul 1970 Helicopter shot down by anti-aircraft fire Pleiku Province, South Vietnam Vietnam War
Lieutenant General Timothy J. Maude 11 Sep 2001 Insurgent controlled plane crashed into the Pentagon Pentagon, Virginia -
Major General Harold J. Greene 05 Aug 2014 Shot by an Afghan soldier Camp Qargha, Kabul, Afghanistan War in Afghanistan

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