John B. Bachelder
American historianDied when: 69 years 84 days (830 months)
Star Sign: Libra
John Badger Bachelder (September 29, 1825 – December 22, 1894) was a portrait and landscape painter, lithographer, and photographer, but best known as the preeminent 19th-century historian of the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War.
He was a dominant factor in the preservation and memorialization of the Gettysburg Battlefield in the latter part of the century.