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 Confederate Generals
State/Provisional/ & Confederate Army  (All that I could find)!
I still have a few to add.

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 Daniel Weisiger Adams
Born: May/June 1821, Frankfort KY

Died: June 13 1872, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 1st Louisiana Regulars, October 1861 Col., Pensacola, Shiloh (wounded), May 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde/2nd  Division  (the Louisiana Brigade) at Perryville, commanded 1st Bde/1st  Division  (the same brigade) at Murfreesboro (wounded), commanded Adams' Bde/Breckenridge's  Division at Chickamauga (wounded,captured), commanded Dist. of Central Alabama, defense of Selma.

Postwar career: Lawyer

John Adams
Born: July 1 1825, Nashville TN

Died: November 30 1864, Franklin TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, served in 1st Dragoons, Mexican War, frontier duty

War service: May 1861 Capt. in Confederate Regular Cavalry, May 1862 Col., December 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Tilghman's brigade in Vicksburg campaign, commanded Adams' Bde/Loring's  Division  in Atlanta campaign, Resaca, Franklin (killed).

William Wirt Adams
Born: March 22 1819, Frankfort KY

Died: March 1 1888, Jackson MS (killed by a Jackson, MS newspaper editor).

Prewar profession: Army of Texas, planter, banker, politician

War service: October 1861 Col. of 1st Mississippi Cavalry, rear guard in A.S. Johnston's retreat from Kentucky, Shiloh, Iuka, Vicksburg campaign, opposed Grierson's raid, September 1863 Brig. Gen.,
Meridian, commanded a brigade in Forrest's corps.

Postwar career: Revenue agent, postmaster

J. L. Alcorn
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Brig.Gen., Commanding brigade of Mississippi State Troops at Columbus, KY

Postwar career:?

Edward Porter Alexander
Born: May 26 1835, Washington GA

Died: April 28 1910, Savannah GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1857, instructor at West Point, Utah expedition.

War service: June 1861 Capt. of Engineers, signal officer at First Manassas, Lt. Col. and chief of ordnance of ANV, December 1862 Col., chief of artillery in Longstreet's Corps, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg,
Knoxville, February 1864 Brig. Gen., Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg (wounded), Appomattox.

Postwar career: Professor of Engineering, railroad president, wrote memoirs.

Henry Watkins Allen
Born: April 29 1820, Prince Edward County VA

Died: April 22 1866, Mexico City

Prewar profession: Teacher, fought for Texas independence, lawyer, planter, politician

War service: 1861 Pvt., Lt. Col. of 4th Louisiana, March 1862 Col., Shiloh (severely wounded), commanded the Louisiana Brigade at Baton Rouge (severely wounded), Brig. Gen. August 1863 and posted to Trans Mississippi , Governor of Louisiana 1864-65.

Postwar career: Newspaper publisher

William Wirt Allen
Born: September 11 1835, New York NY

Died: November 24 1894, Sheffield AL

Prewar profession: Planter

War service: 1861 1st Lt. in Montgomery Mounted Rifles, Maj. in 1st Alabama Cavalry, Shiloh, 1862 Col., Perryville (wounded), Murfreesboro (wounded), Brig. Gen. February 1864, commanded a brigade under
Wheeler in Atlanta campaign, March to the Sea, Carolinas campaign, Maj. Gen. (temporary) March 1865

Postwar career: Planter, railroads, US Marshal

C. D. Anderson
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: May 1864 Brig.Gen.,Held commission in GA State forces, Commanded the 3rd GA brigade, composed of the 7th, 8th, & 9th GA regiments.

Postwar career:

George Burgwyn Anderson
Born: April 12 1831, near Hillsboro NC

Died: October 16 1862, Raleigh NC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1852, 2nd Dragoons, frontier duty

War service: April 1861 Col. of 4th North Carolina, Williamsburg, Brig. Gen. June 1862, commanded NC (formerly Featherston's) Bde/D H Hill's division in Seven Days, Malvern Hill (wounded), South Mountain, Sharpsburg (wounded), died following an amputation.

George Thomas "Tige" Anderson
Born: February 3 1824, Covington GA

Died: April 4 1901, Anniston AL

Prewar profession: Mexican War, Regular Army 1855-58

War service: 1861 Col. of 11th Georgia, commanded a brigade in D R Jones' division during Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Brig. Gen. November 1862, commanded Anderson's Bde/Hood's  Division at Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Gettysburg (wounded), Chickamauga, Knoxville, commanded Anderson's Bde/Field's  Division  at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Freight agent, police chief, tax collector

James Patton Anderson
Born: February 16 1822, Franklin County TN

Died: September 20 1872, Memphis TN

Prewar profession: Doctor, Mexican War, politician, US Marshal

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Florida, Pensacola, Brig. Gen. February 1862, commanded Anderson's Bde/Bragg's  Division  at Shiloh, commanded a division in the Kentucky campaign, Perryville, commanded Walthall's Bde at Murfreesboro, commanded Hindman's  Division  at Chickamauga
and Chattanooga, Maj. Gen. February 1864, commanded Dist. of Florida, commanded Hindman's  Division  at Atlanta, Jonesboro (wounded), commanded Taliaferro's  Division  in Carolinas campaign,
Greensboro.

Postwar career: Newspaper editor

Joseph Reid Anderson
Born: February 16 1813, Botetourt County VA

Died: September 7 1892, Isles of Shoals NH

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1836, engineering duty, resigned 1837, Superintendent of Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond.

War service: August 1861 Maj. of artillery, Brig. Gen. September 1861, commanded 3rd North Carolina Bde/A P Hill's  Division  in Peninsula campaign, Seven Days (wounded), resigned commission July 1862, Supervisor of Tredegar Iron Works

Postwar career: President, Tredegar Iron Works

Richard Heron "Fighting Dick" Anderson
Born: October 7 1821, Sumter County SC

Died: June 26 1879, Beaufort SC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, 2nd Dragoons, Mexican War, resigned December 1860.

War service: March 1861 Col. of 1st South Carolina, Fort Sumter, commanded at Charleston, July 1862 Brig. Gen., Pensacola, commanded Longstreet's Division  at Seven Pines, commanded Anderson's Bde/Longstreet's Division  in Seven Days, Maj. Gen. July 1862, commanded Anderson's Division /Longstreet's Corps at Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, commanded II Corps at Spotsylvania, May 1864 Lt. Gen., Cold Harbor, commanded
Bushrod Johnson's  Division  at Sayler's Creek.

Postwar career: State phosphate agent

Robert Houstoun Anderson
Born: October 1 1835, Savannah GA

Died: February 8 1888, Savannah GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1857, garrison duty, served in Washington state, resigned May 1861.

War service: March 1861 Lt. of Artillery, Maj., Ft. McAllister, January 1863 Col. of 5th Georgia Cavalry, in Wheeler's cavalry division, Atlanta campaign, July 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Allen's Georgia
Cavalry Bde in March to the Sea, Carolinas campaign

Postwar career: Chief of police in Savannah

Samuel Reid Anderson
Born: February 17 1804, Bedford County VA

Died: January 2 1883, Nashville TN

Prewar profession: Mexican War, bank cashier, postmaster

War service: May 1861 Maj. Gen. of Tennessee State Troops, July 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate Provisional Army, Western Virginia campaign, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Peninsula campaign, 1862 resigned due to ill health, November 1864 reappointed Brig. Gen., in charge of the Bureau of Conscription for Tennessee

Postwar career: Businessman.

James Jay Archer
Born: December 19 1817, Bel Air MD

Died: October 24 1864, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, commissioned to US Army 1855, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. of 5th Texas, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines, June 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Tennessee Bde/Hill's Light Division in Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, commanded Archer's Bde/Heth's  Division  at Gettysburg (captured), exchanged 1864, briefly commanded 2 brigades, died due to poor health caused by POW status.

Lewis Addison Armistead
Born: February 18 1817, New Bern NC

Died: July 5 1863, Gettysburg PA (killed in action in Picketts charge)

Prewar profession: West Point (dismissed 1836), 1839 commissioned Lt. in 6th Infantry, Mexican War, resigned US Army 1861.

War service: March 1861 Col. of 57th Virginia, Western Virginia campaign, April 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Armistead's Bde/Huger's  Division at Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Manassas, commanded Armistead's Bde/R H Anderson's  Division  at Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, commanded Armistead's Bde/Pickett's  Division at Gettysburg (mortally wounded).

Turner Ashby
Born: October 23 1828, Fauquier County VA

Died: June 6 1862, killed in action near Harrisonburg VA

Prewar profession: Businessman, farmer

War service: 1861 Capt. in 7th Virginia Cavalry, scouting duty, October 1861 Col., commanded Jackson's cavalry in the Shenandoah Valley campaign, May 1862 Brig. Gen., killed during Jackson's withdrawal from the Valley.

Frank Crawford Armstrong
Born: November 22 1835, Choctaw Agency, Indian Territory

Died: September 8 1909, Bar Harbor ME

Prewar profession: 1855 commissioned as 2nd Lt. in Regular Army, Capt.

War service: 1861 First Bull Run (fought for the Union), resigned August 1861. Staff officer at Elkhorn Tavern, Col. of 3rd Louisiana, cavalry commander of Sterling Price's forces, Iuka, Corinth, April 1863
Brig. Gen., Tullahoma campaign, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Knoxville, Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Selma.

Postwar career: Indian Inspector
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 A. P. Bagby
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: 1861 Maj. 7th TX Inf., 1862 Col. 7th TX Cav., 1863 Brig.Gen. Brigade compose of 1st, 7th, & 37th TX Cavalry Regiments, 1864 commanded a Division composed of DeBray's, Terrell's & Brent's brigades.

Postwar career:?

Alpheus Baker
Born: May 28 1828, Abbeville District SC

Died: October 2 1891, Louisville KY

Prewar profession: Teacher, lawyer

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 1st Alabama, Capt., November 1861 Col. of 54th Alabama, Island No 10 (captured), exchanged after 5 months, Vicksburg campaign (wounded), March 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Baker's Bde/Stewart's  Division  in Atlanta campaign, Resaca, Ezra Church (wounded), Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Lawyer

Laurence Simmons Baker
Born: May 15 1830, Gates County NC

Died: April 10 1907, Suffolk VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1851, frontier service, resigned May 1861.

War service:
1861 Lt. Col. of 1st North Carolina Cavalry, Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Days campaign, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, July 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Hampton's Brigade, commanded a Dept in North Carolina, Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Farmer, railroad agent

William Edwin Baldwin
Born: July 28 1827, Statesburg SC

Died: February 19 1864, Dog River Factory AL

Prewar profession: Stationer

War service: 1861 Capt. in Columbus Riflemen, Col. of 14th Mississippi, Fort Donelson (surrendered), exchanged August 1862, September 1862 Brig. Gen., Coffeeville, commanded 1st Bde under M L Smith in Vicksburg campaign (captured), served in the Dist. of Mobile.



William Barksdale
Born: August 21 1821, Smyrna TN

Died: July 3 1863, Gettysburg PA

Prewar profession: Editor, Mexican War, US Congressman

War service: March 1861 Quartermaster General of Mississippi, Col. of 13th Mississippi, First Manassas, Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, August 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Barksdale's Bde/McLaws'  Division , Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (mortally wounded at the assault on the Round Tops).

Rufus Barringer
Born: December 2 1821, Cabarrus County NC

Died: February 3 1895, Charlotte NC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: May 1861 Capt. in 1st North Carolina Cavalry, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station (wounded), Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, June 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Gordon's Bde/W H F Lee's  Division , covered Lee's withdrawal from Richmond, Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career: Writer

John Decatur Barry
Born: June 21 1839, Wilmington NC

Died: March 24 1867, Wilmington NC

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Pvt in 18th North Carolina State Troops, Capt., Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Maj., Chancellorsville, Col., Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor (wounded), August 1864 Brig. Gen., (not confirmed by Congress) commanded Lanes' Bde (briefly).

Postwar career: Newspaper editor

William S. Barry
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Col. 35th MS Inf, 1865 Brig.Gen., Commanded a brigade in the Army of Mississippi.

Postwar career:?

Seth Maxwell Barton
Born: September 8 1829, Fredericksburg VA

Died: April 11 1900, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, frontier duty, resigned June 1861.

War service: June 1861 Capt. of CSA Infantry, Lt. Col. of 3rd Arkansas, Stonewall Jackson's engineer officer 1861-62, March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 1st Bde/Stevenson's  Division  at Chickasaw Bluffs, Vicksburg (surrendered), exchanged, commanded Armistead's Bde/Ransom's  Division  in Wilderness, relieved of command at Drewry's Bluff, commanded a brigade in Richmond defences, Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career:?

Francis S. Bartow
Born:?

Died: July 21, 1861 Killed in action at the First Manassas Battle.

Prewar profession:

War service: Col. 8th GA Inf., July 1861 Brig.Gen., brigade composed of 7th & 8th GA Inf Regs.

William Brimage Bate
Born: October 7 1826, Bledsoe's Lick TN

Died: March 9 1905, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Clerk, Mexican War, journalist, attorney, politician

War service: 1861 Pvt., Col. of 2nd Tennessee, Shiloh (wounded), October 1862 Brig. Gen., Tullahoma, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, February 1864 Maj. Gen., Dalton, Atlanta, Franklin, Nashville, Greensboro.

Postwar career: Lawyer, governor, US senator

Cullen Andrews Battle
Born: June 1 1829, Powelton GA

Died: April 8 1905, Greensboro NC

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Maj. in 3rd Alabama, Lt. Col., Seven Pines, Col., Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, August 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Battle's Bde/Rodes'  Division  in Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Third Winchester, Cedar Creek (wounded), incapacitated for the remainder of the War.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, editor, mayor.

John R. Baylor
Born:?

Died: ?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Lt.Col. 2nd TX Cav., Brig.Gen. Commanding brigade in the Trans-Mississippi Dept., also in command of forces in AZ.

Postwar career:?

Richard Lee Tuberville Beale
Born: May 22 1819, Hickory Hill VA

Died: April 21 1893, Hague VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, US Congressman

War service: May 1861 1st Lt. in Lee's Light Horse - later 9th Virginia Cavalry, Lt. Col., Peninsula campaign, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Col., Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, commanded a brigade in W H F Lee's  Division , January 1865 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician

William Nelson Rector Beall
Born: March 20 1825, Bardstown KY

Died: July 25 1883, McMinnville TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1848, frontier duty, Capt. in 1st Cavalry

War service: August 1861 Capt. of cavalry in Regular Confederate Army, served in Arkansas, April 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded at Port Hudson (surrendered), Confederate agent in New York, purchasing supplies for prisoners of war, released August 1865.

Postwar career: Merchant

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Born: May 28 1818, St Bernard Parish LA

Died: February 20 1893, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1838, Mexican War, Supt. of West Point (briefly) 1861, resigned February 1861

War service: March 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate Provisional Army, Fort Sumter, First Manassas, July 1861 General, Shiloh - commanded Army of Tennessee after A. S. Johnston killed, Corinth, superseded by Bragg while on sick leave, defense of South Carolina and Georgia, commanded defenses south of Richmond, second in command to Johnston in Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Railroad president, lottery supervisor, politician.

Bernard Elliott Bee
Born: February 8 1824, Charleston SC

Died: July 22 1861, near Manassas VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1845, Mexican War, Capt. in 10th Infantry, resigned March 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 1st South Carolina Regulars (artillery), June 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded 3rd Bde/Army of the Shenandoah at First Manassas (mortally wounded).

Hamilton Prioleau Bee
Born: July 22 1822, Charleston SC

Died: October 3 1897, San Antonio TX

Prewar profession: Civil servant, Mexican War, politician

War service: 1861 Brig. Gen. of militia, March 1862 Brig. Gen. in the Confederate Army, administrative duties at Brownsville TX, commanded a cavalry brigade in Red River campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill (wounded), commanded a division of cavalry under Wharton.

Postwar career: Lived in Mexico, returned to US.

Tyree Harris Bell
Born: September 5 1815, Covington KY

Died: September 1 1902, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Planter

War service: June 1861 Capt. in 12th Tennessee, Lt. Col., Belmont, Shiloh, Col., Richmond KY, cavalry command under Forrest, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Ft Pillow, Brice's Cross Roads, February 1865 Brig. Gen., Selma.

Postwar career: Farmer

Henry Lewis "Old Rock" Benning
Born: April 2 1814, Columbia GA

Died: July 10 1875, Columbus GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, judge, politician

War service: August 1861 Col. of 17th Georgia, Seven Days, Second Manassas, commanded Toombs' brigade at Sharpsburg and Fredericksburg, March 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Benning's Bde/Hood's  Division at Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Knoxville, commanded Benning's Bde/Field's  Division  in Wilderness (wounded), Petersburg, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Lawyer

Samuel Benton
Born: October 18 1820, Williamson County TN

Died: July 28 1864, Griffin GA

Prewar profession: Teacher, lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 Capt. in 9th Mississippi, Col. of 37th (later 34th) Mississippi, Shiloh, 1864 commanded 24th and 27th Mississippi, commanded 34th Mississippi in Atlanta campaign, Atlanta (wounded), died
of wounds, promoted Brig. Gen. to rank from July 26 1864.

Albert Gallatin Blanchard
Born: September 10 1810, Charlestown MA

Died: July 21 1891, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1829, frontier and recruiting duty, resigned 1840, businessman, teacher, Mexican War, resigned US Army 1847, engineer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry, September 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Blanchard's Bde/Huger's  Division  at Portsmouth, Seven Pines, conscripting and training duty.

Postwar career: Surveyor, engineer.

William Robertson Boggs
Born: March 18 1829, Augusta GA

Died: September 11 1911, Winston-Salem NC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1853, engineer and ordnance duties.

War service: February 1861 Chief Engineer of Georgia, Capt. of ordnance under Beauregard at Charleston, engineer duties in Florida and Georgia, November 1862 Brig. Gen., served as Kirby Smith's chief of staff in Trans Mississippi.

Postwar career: Engineer, teacher, wrote memoirs.

Milledge Luke Bonham
Born: December 25 1813, Edgefield District SC

Died: August 27 1890, White Sulphur Springs NC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Seminole war, Mexican War, US congressman, Maj. Gen. of militia.

War service: 1860 Maj. Gen. in South Carolina army, April 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate Army, commanded 1st Bde/Army of the Potomac at First Manassas, resigned January 1862 to sit in Confederate
Congress, January 1863 Governor of South Carolina, reappointed Brig. Gen. February 1865, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, railroad commissioner.

John Stevens Bowen
Born: October 30 1830, Savannah GA

Died: July 13 1863, Raymond MS

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1853, frontier duty, resigned 1856, architect.

War service: 1861 Camp Jackson (captured), June 1861 Col. of 1st Missouri Inf. Reg., March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde/Breckenridge's (Reserve) Corps at Shiloh (wounded), Vicksburg campaign, May 1863 Maj. Gen., Vicksburg (surrendered), paroled, died as a result of illness contracted during the siege.

Pinckney D. Bowles
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: August 1862 Maj. 4th AL Inf, September 1862 Lt.Col. 4th AL Inf, October 1862 Col. 4th AL Inf., April 1865 Brig.Gen., Brigade composed of 21st VA Battalion, 2nd & 6th VA Res., 1st & 2nd Conf. Regs., Walker's Div ANV. As Col. commanded 3rd AL Brigade, Field's Div., Longstreet's Corps, ANV.

Postwar career:?

Braxton Bragg
Born: March 22 1817, Warrenton NC

Died: September 27 1876, Galveston TX

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1837, Seminole War, Mexican War, Lt. Col., resigned 1856, planter.

War service: March 1861 Brig. Gen. of Confederate Provisional Army, Pensacola-Mobile coast,
September 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded II Corps at Shiloh, Corinth, April 1862 General, commanded
the Army of Tennessee, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, resigned his command, chief of staff to President Davis, commanded a division of the Army of Tennessee in Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Engineer

Lawrence O'Bryan Branch
Born: November 28 1820, Enfield NC

Died: September 17 1862, Sharpsburg MD

Prewar profession: Editor, lawyer, US Congressman

War service: 1861 Quartermaster General of North Carolina, Col. of 33rd North Carolina, November 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded forces at New Bern, commanded Branch's Bde/Hill's Light Division at Seven
Days, Second Manassas, Chantilly, Sharpsburg (killed).

William Lindsay Brandon
Born: c. 1801, Adams County MS

Died: October 8 1890, Wilkinson MS

Prewar profession: Planter, politician, Maj. Gen. of militia.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 21st Mississippi, Malvern Hill (wounded), 1862 Col.,Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Knoxville, June 1864 Brig. Gen., conscription duties in Mississippi

Postwar career: Planter

W. F. Brantly
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service:December 1862 Col. 29th MS Inf., July 1864 Brig.Gen. Temporary Rank, Brigade composed of 24th , 27th, 29th, 30th & 34th MS Regs. Inf., Walthall's Div., Army of Tennessee.

Postwar career: ?

John Bratton
Born: March 7 1831, Winnsboro SC

Died: January 12 1898, Winnsboro SC

Prewar profession: Physician

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 6th South Carolina, Capt., Fort Sumter, First Manassas, Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines (w,c), exchanged several months later, Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Richmond, Wilderness, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Jenkins' Bde/Fields'  Division  at Petersburg, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Farmer, politician

John Cabell Breckenridge
Born: January 15 1821, Lexington KY

Died: May 17 1875, Lexington KY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, US Congressman, US Vice President.

War service: November 1861 Brig. Gen., April 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Reserve Corps at Shiloh, Baton Rouge, commanded 1st  Division /Hardee's Corps at Murfreesboro, Jackson, commanded Breckenridge's  Division/Hill's Corps at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, commanded Dept.
of Southwest Tennessee, commanded Confederate forces at New Market, commanded a division
at Cold Harbor, Early's Washington raid, Shenandoah campaign,
February 1865 Secretary of War.

Postwar career: Exile in Cuba, returned to US, lawyer.

Joseph L. Brent
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service:1864 Brig.Gen., Brigade composed of 2nd, 5th, 7th & 8th Regs. LA Cav., Bagby's Div., Army of West LA.

Postwar career:?

Theodore Washington Brevard
Born: August 26 1835, Tuskegee AL

Died: June 20 1882, Tallahassee FL

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, Adjutant General for Florida

War service: 1861 raised Brevard's Partisan Rangers, Maj., Olustee, December 1863 Col. of 11th Florida, Petersburg, March 1865 Brig. Gen., Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career: Lawyer

John Calvin Brown             
Born: January 6 1827, Giles County TN

Died: August 17 1889, Red Boiling Springs TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Pvt., May 1861 Col. of 3rd Tennessee, Fort Donelson (captured),
 exchanged after 6 months, August 1862 Brig. Gen., Perryville
 Tullahoma, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, August 1864
 Maj. Gen., commanded 3rd  Division  at Franklin (severely wounded), Greensboro.

Postwar career: Politician, governor of Tennessee, railroad president

Goode Bryan
Born: August 31 1811, Hancock GA

Died: August 16 1885, Augusta GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1834, resigned 1835, planter, Mexican War

War service: 1861 Capt. in 16th Georgia, February 1862 Col., Peninsula, Seven Days, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, August 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Semmes' Bde/Kershaw's  Division  at Chickamauga, Knoxville, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, September 1864 resigned due to ill health.

Simon Bolivar Buckner
Born: April 1 1823, Hart County KY

Died: January 8 1914, Munfordville KY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1844, Mexican War, resigned 1855, businessman, commander of Kentucky Sate Guard.

War service: 1861 refused commission in Union army, September 1861 Brig. Gen., Fort Donelson (surrendered), exchanged after 6 months, August 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded 3rd  Division  at Perryville, coastal defenses in the Gulf, command of the Dept. of East Tennessee, commanded a Corps at Chickamauga, September 1864 Lt. Gen. in Trans-Mississippi as Kirby Smith's chief of staff.

Postwar career: Newspaper editor, governor of Kentucky, Vice-presidential nominee 1896.

Abraham Buford
Born: January 18 1820, Woodford County KY

Died: June 9 1884, Danville IN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1841, Mexican War, frontier duty, resigned 1854, rancher.

War service: 1862 joined the Confederate army, September 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade of cavalry at Murfreesboro, commanded 3rd Bde/Loring's  Division  in Vicksburg campaign, commanded a brigade in Forrest's Corps, Spring Hill, retreat from Nashville (wounded), 1865 commanded all cavalry in Alabama, Selma.

Postwar career: Horse breeder, politician.

Robert Bullock
Born: December 8 1828, Greenville NC

Died: July 27 1905, Ocala FL

Prewar profession: Court clerk, Seminole war.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 7th Florida, Lt. Col., Murfreesboro (wounded), 1863 Col., Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, November 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Bullock's Bde/Bate's  Division at Spring Hill, Franklin, Murfreesboro (wounded).

Postwar career: Lawyer, judge, politician, US congressman

Matthew Calbraith Butler
Born: March 8 1836, Greenville SC

Died: April 14 1909, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 Capt. in Hampton Legion, First Manassas, Maj., August 1862 Col. of 2nd South Carolina Cavalry, Sharpsburg campaign, Fredericksburg, Brandy station (wounded), September 1863 Brig. Gen., Trevilian Station, September 1864 Maj. Gen., commanded Butler's  Division /Cavalry Corps in Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Lawyer, US senator, Maj. Gen. of Volunteers in Spanish-American War, businessman.
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 William Lewis "Old Tige" Cabell
Born: January 1 1827, Danville VA

Died: February 22 1911, Dallas TX

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1850, Quartermaster's Dept.

War service: 1861 Major, chief quartermaster to Beauregard, staff of J E Johnston, joined Van Dorn's cavalry, Elkhorn Tavern, Corinth (wounded), Iuka, January 1863 Brig. Gen. commanding cavalry in Arkansas and recruiting, Poison Spring, Sterling Price's Missouri raid (captured).

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, lottery supervisor

Alexander William Campbell
Born: June 4 1828, Nashville TN

Died: June 13 1893, Jackson TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Pvt, Maj., 1861 Col. of 33rd Tennessee, Shiloh (wounded), served on Polk's staff, volunteer and conscript duty in Tennessee, captured in July 1863, exchanged February 1865 and given command of a brigade in Jackson's  Division /Forrest's Corps, March 1865 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Lawyer

James Cantey
Born: December 30 1818, Camden SC

Died: June 30 1874, Fort Mitchell AL

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, Mexican War, planter.

War service: 1861 Col. of 15th Alabama, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, January 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Cantey's  Division  at the start of the Atlanta campaign, then commanded Cantey's
Bde/Walthall's  Division , Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Planter

Ellison Capers
Born: October 14 1837, Charleston SC

Died: April 22 1908, Columbia SC

Prewar profession: Teacher

War service: 1861 Maj. of South Carolina Rifles, Fort Sumter, Lt. Col. of 24th South Carolina, Secessionville, Vicksburg campaign, Jackson (wounded), Chickamauga, commanded Gist's brigade in part of Atlanta campaign, Col., Franklin (wounded), March 1865 Brig. Gen., Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Minister, bishop.

William Henry Carroll
Born: 1810, Nashville TN

Died: May 3 1868, Montreal Canada

Prewar profession: Planter, postmaster.

War service: 1861 Col. of 37th Tennessee, October 1861 Brig. Gen., Mill Springs, arrested under Bragg's orders for drunkenness, incompetency and neglect, resigned February 1863.

Postwar career: Moved to Canada.

John Carpenter Carter
Born: December 19 1837, Waynesboro GA

Died: December 10 1864, Franklin TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer, teacher.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 38th Tennessee, Shiloh, 1862 Col., Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, commanded M J Wright's brigade in the Atlanta campaign, July 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Cheatham's division at Jonesboro, Franklin (mortally wounded).

James Ronald Chalmers
Born: January 11 1831, Halifax VA

Died: April 9 1898, Memphis TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: March 1861 Capt. in 9th Mississippi, April 1861 Col., commanded a brigade at Pensacola, February 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde/2nd  Division /Bragg's Corps at Shiloh, commanded
2nd Bde/2nd  Division /II Corps at Murfreesboro (wounded), transferred to cavalry, command 1st Cavalry  Division  under Forrest, Ft Pillow, Franklin and Nashville campaign.

Postwar career: Lawyer, US congressman.

John Randolph Chambliss Jr.  
Born: January 23 1833, Hicksford VA

Died: August 16 1864, Charles City Road VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1853, resigned 1854, planter.

War service: 1861 Col. of 41st Virginia, July 1861 Col. of 13th Virginia Cavalry, Sharpsburg campaign, Fredericksburg campaign, Chancellorsville campaign, Brandy Station, commanded Rooney Lee's Bde
at Aldie, Hanover, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, January 1864 Brig. Gen., Wilderness, Yellow Tavern, Trevilian Station, Petersburg campaign (m,w,c).

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
Born: October 20 1820, Nashville TN

Died: September 4 1886, Nashville TN

Prewar profession: Farmer, Mexican War, Maj. Gen. in Tennessee state militia, gold miner.

War service: 1861 Brig. Gen. then Maj. Gen. in Provisional Army of Tennessee, July 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate Army, Belmont, March 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded 1st  Division /Polk's Corps at Shiloh,
Perryville, Murfreesboro, commanded Cheatham's  Division /Polk's Corps at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, commanded Cheatham's Division /Hardee's Corps in Atlanta campaign, Kennesaw Mountain,
Atlanta, Nashville, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Superintendent of prisons, postmaster.

James Chestnut
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: 1861 Col. and A.D.C. to President Davis, April 1864 Brig.Gen. Commanding a brigade on the SC coast.

Postwar career:?

Robert Hall Chilton
Born: February 25 1815, Loudoun VA

Died: February 18 1879, Columbus GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1837, Capt. of Dragoons, Mexican War, army paymaster.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. Adjutant and Inspector General's Dept., chief of staff to R E Lee, Brig. Gen. (confirmed February 1864 after 18 months), April 1864 relieved from duty at own request, Inspector
general, May 1864 commanded near Richmond, Inspector general.

Postwar career: Manufacturer
Thomas James Churchill
Born: March 10 1824, Jefferson KY

Died: May 14 1905, Little Rock AR

Prewar profession: Mexican War, farmer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, Wilson's Creek, March 1862 Brig. Gen., Elkhorn Tavern, Richmond KY, Arkansas Post (surrendered), Red River campaign, Jenkins' Ferry, March 1865
Maj. Gen., surrendered in Texas.

Postwar career: Exile in Mexico, state treasurer of Arkansas, governor.

James Holt Clanton
Born: January 8 1827, Columbia GA

Died: September 27 1871, Knoxville TN (assassinated by a "drunken ex-Federal officer").

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 Capt. of mounted troops, 1861 Col. of 1st Alabama Cavalry, Shiloh (gets credit for "opening the battle), Booneville, Polk's staff, November 1863 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, commanded a mounted brigade in Alabama, Bluff Spring FL (w,c). Badly wounded in March, 1865.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

Charles Clark
Born: May 24 1811, Lebanon OH

Died: December 18 1877, Bolivar MS

Prewar profession: Teacher, planter, politician, Mexican War

War service: 1861 Brig. Gen. then Maj. Gen. of state troops, May 1861 Brig.Gen., commanded 1st  Division /Polk's Corps at Shiloh (wounded), Baton Rouge (w,c), paroled, resigned October 1863, governor of Mississippi.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

John Bullock Clarke Jr.
Born: January 14 1831, Fayette MO

Died: September 7 1903, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Lt. then Capt. of 6th Missouri, Maj., Carthage, Wilson'sCreek, Col., commanded a brigade at Elkhorn Tavern, June 1862 Col. 9th MO Inf., March 1864 Brig. Gen., Price's Missouri raid.

Postwar career: Lawyer, US congressman, Clerk of the House, lawyer.

Henry DeLamar Clayton
Born: March 7 1827, Pulaski GA

Died: October 13 1889, Tuscaloosa AL

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician.

War service: March 1861 Col. of 1st Alabama, recruited and commanded 39th Alabama, Kentucky campaign, Murfreesboro (wounded), April 1863 Brig. Gen., Chickamauga (wounded), Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, July 1864 Maj. Gen., commanded A P Stewart's  Division  at Jonesboro, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Judge, university president.

Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
Born: March 17 1828, County Cork Ireland

Died: November 30 1864, Franklin TN

Prewar profession: Served in 41st Regiment, British Army, emigrated to US, pharmacist, lawyer.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 15th Arkansas, 1861 Col., March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 2ndBd/
Hardee's Corps at Shiloh, commanded two brigades at Richmond KY (wounded), December 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded 2nd  Division /Hardee's Corps at Murfreesboro, commanded 2nd  Division /Hill's Corps at Chickamauga, Tunnel Hill at Chattanooga (where he stopped Sherman), commanded 2nd  Division /Hardee's Corps in Atlanta campaign, Franklin (killed leading a charge).

Thomas Lanier Clingman
Born: July 27 1812, Huntsville NC

Died: November 3 1897, Morgantown NC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, US congressman, US senator

War service: 1861 Col. of 25th North Carolina, New Bern, May 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Clingman's Bde/Hoke's  Division  at Drewry's Bluff, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Weldon Railroad (wounded).

Postwar career: Lawyer, surveyor.

Howell Cobb
Born: September 7 1815, Jefferson GA

Died: October 9 1868, New York NY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, US congressman, Speaker of the House, Governor of Georgia, Secretary of the Treasury

War service: Confederate congressman, July 1861 Col. of 16th Georgia, February 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Cobb's Bde/McLaws'  Division  in Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Crampton's Gap, Sharpsburg, September 1863 Maj. Gen. in command of Dist. of Georgia and Florida.

Postwar career: Lawyer

Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb
Born: April 10 1823, Jefferson GA

Died: December 13 1862, Fredericksburg VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, writer

War service: August 1861 Col. of Cobb's Legion, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg campaign, November 1862, commanded Cobb's Bde/McLaws'  Division  at Fredericksburg (mortally wounded).

Philip St. George Cocke
Born: April 17 1809, Fluvanna VA

Died: December 26 1861, Powhatan VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1832, resigned 1834, farmer, writer.

War service: April 1861 Brig. Gen. in Virginia forces, First Manassas, October 1861 Brig. Gen. CSA, returned home in poor health, committed suicide.

Francis Marion Cockrell
Born: October 1 1834, Johnson City MO

Died: December 13 1915, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Pvt. then Capt. in Missouri State Guard, 3rd Missouri, Carthage, Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern, Col. of 1st Missouri, Vicksburg campaign (captured), paroled, July 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Cockrell's Bde/French's  Division  in Atlanta campaign, Franklin (severely wounded), Mobile (captured).

Postwar career: Lawyer, US senator.

Alfred Holt Colquitt
Born: April 20 1824, Walton GA

Died: March 26 1894, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, US congressman

War service: May 1861 Col. of 6th Georgia, Peninsula, Seven Days, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, September 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Colquitt's Bde/D H Hill's  Division  at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Olustee, commanded Colquitt's Bde/Hoke's  Division  at Drewry's Bluff, Petersburg.

Postwar career: Lawyer, farmer, governor of Georgia, US senator

Raleigh Edward Colston
Born: October 31 1825, Paris France

Died: July 29 1896, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Graduated VMI 1846, professor

War service: May 1861 Col. of 16th Virginia, December 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Colston's Bde/Longstreet's  Division  at Williamsburg, Seven Pines, commanded Trimble's  Division  at Chancellorsville (relieved of command), assigned to Petersburg, commanded forces at Lynchburg.

Postwar career: Col. in Egyptian army

James Conner
Born: September 1 1829, Charleston SC

Died: June 26 1883, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, US district attorney

War service: 1861 Capt. of the Montgomery Guards, Fort Sumter, may 1861 Capt. in Hampton Legion, First Manassas, Maj., Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines, June 1862 Col. of 22nd North Carolina, Gaines Mill (wounded), Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, June 1864 Brig. Gen. commanded Kershaw's Bde/ Kershaw's Division  at Petersburg, Cedar Creek (wounded).

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician.

Philip Cook
Born: July 31 1817, Twiggs GA

Died: May 21 1894, Atlanta GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: May 1861 Pvt. in 4th Georgia, Seven Days (wounded), Lt. Col., Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, November 1862 Col., Second Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville (wounded), granted leave to sit in Georgia legislature, August 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Doles' Bde/Rodes' Division , Cold Harbor, Petersburg (wounded), Cedar Creek, Fort Stedman (wounded), captured in hospital.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician

John Rogers Cooke
Born: June 9 1833, Jefferson Barracks MO

Died: April 10 1891, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: 1855 commissioned 2nd Lt. US 8th Infantry

War service: 1861 Lt., First Manassas, April 1862 Col. of 27th North Carolina, Seven Pines (wounded), Sharpsburg, November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Cooke's Bde/Ransom's  Division  at Fredericksburg, Bristoe Station (wounded), Wilderness (wounded), commanded Cooke's Bde/Heth's  Division  at Petersburg, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Merchant, co-founded Confederate Soldiers' Home.

Douglas Hancock Cooper
Born: November 1 1815, Amite Cty (?) MS

Died: April 29 1879, Bryan OK

Prewar profession: Planter, Mexican War, Indian agent

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Choctaw and Chickasaw Mounted Rifles, Elkhorn Tavern, Newtonia, Honey Springs, May 1863 Brig. Gen., district command of Indian Territory

Postwar career: Supporter of Indian claims against the government

Samuel Cooper
Born: June 12 1798, Hackensack NJ

Died: December 3 1876, Alexandria VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1815, Seminole War, 1852 Adjutant General

War service: March 1861 Brig. Gen. (Regular) in Confederate Army, Adjutant General and Inspector General, August 1861 General.

Postwar career: Farmer

Montgomery Dent Corse
Born: March 14 1816, Alexandria VA

Died: February 11 1895, Alexandria VA

Prewar profession: Gold miner, Mexican War, banker, militia officer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 17th Virginia, Blackburn's Ford, First Manassas, Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Sharpsburg (wounded), November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Corse's Bde/Pickett's  Division
at Fredericksburg, Chickamauga, Knoxville, Drewry's Bluff, New Bern, Petersburg, Five Forks, Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career: Banker

George Blake Cosby
Born: January 19 1830, Louisville KY

Died: June 29 1909, Oakland CA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1852, frontier duty, instructor at West Point.

War service: 1861 staff Major, Fort Donelson (surrendered), January 1863 Brig. Gen., command of Van Dorn's cavalry, Vicksburg campaign, served in East Tennessee.

Postwar career: Farmer

William Ruffin Cox
Born: March 11 1832, Halifax NC

Died: December 26 1919, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, planter

War service: 1861 Maj. in 2nd North Carolina, Seven Days, Chancellorsville (wounded), Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, June 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Cox's Bde/Ramseur's  Division  in Shenandoah Valley
campaign, Appomattox. Wounded 11 times during the war.

Postwar career: Politician, judge, US congressman, Secretary of the Senate.

John Z. Cox
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Col. commanding 1st (also called 12th) Confederate Cavalry, Acting Brig.Gen.

Postwar career:?

C. C. Crews
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: 1861 Col. 2nd GA Cav., 1865 Brig.Gen. commanding brigade under Maj.Gen. Joe Wheeler, composed of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 6th Regs. of GA Cav., Army of TN.

Postwar career:?

George Bibb Crittenden
Born: March 20 1812, Russellville KY

Died: November 27 1880, Danville KY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1832, Black Hawk war, 1833 resigned, Texas army, Mexican War, remained in the US army, resigned 1861.

War service: August 1861 Brig. Gen., November 1861 Maj. Gen., invasion of Kentucky, Mill Springs, court martialled for drunkenness, resigned October 1862, served in subordinate capacities in western Virginia.

Postwar career: State librarian of Kentucky.

Alfred Cumming
Born: January 30 1829, Augusta GA

Died: December 5 1910, Rome GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, Mormon expedition, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of Augusta Volunteer Bn, Maj. in 1st Georgia, Lt. Col. of 10th Georgia, Peninsula campaign, Malvern Hill (wounded), Crampton's Gap, Sharpsburg, October 1862 Col., October 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 3rd Bde/Stevenson's  Division  at Champion's Hill, Vicksburg (surrendered), paroled, commanded Cumming's Bde/Stevenson's  Division  at Missionary Ridge,
Atlanta campaign, Snake Creek Gap, Resaca, Jonesboro (wounded).

Postwar career: Farmer, American Military Commission to Korea.
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 Charles G. Dahlgren
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Brig.Gen. State Forces, MS; never mustered into Confederate service, except temporarily.

Postwar career:?

Junius Daniel
Born: June 27 1828, Halifax NC

Died: May 13 1864, Spotsylvania Court House VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1851, frontier duty, resigned 1858, planter.

War service: June 1861 Col. of 14th North Carolina, Col. of 45th North Carolina, commanded 3rd Bde/Holmes'  Division  at Seven Days, September 1862 Brig. Gen., served in North Carolina, commanded Daniel's Bde/Rodes'  Division  at Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania (mortally wounded).

Henry Brevard Davidson
Born: January 28 1831, Shelbyville TN

Died: March 4 1899, Livermore CA

Prewar profession: Mexican War, graduated West Point 1853, frontier duty.

War service: 1861 staff Major, 1862 Col., Island No 10 (captured), released, August 1863 Brig. Gen. with a brigade in Wheeler's cavalry, commanded Davidson's Bde/Pegram's  Division  at Chickamauga,
commanded Jackson's Bde/Lomax's  Division  in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Civil engineer, agent of Southern Pacific Railroad.

Joseph Robert Davis
Born: January 12 1825, Woodville MS

Died: September 15 1896, Biloxi MS

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 Capt., Lt. Col. of 10th Mississippi, served as Col. on the President's staff, September 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Davis' Bde/Heth's division at Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania,
Petersburg, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Lawyer

Rueben Davis
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Brig.Gen. in command of 60 day troops from MS at Bowling Green, KY

Postwar career:?

William George Mackey Davis
Born: May 9 1812, Portsmouth VA

Died: March 11 1898, Alexandria VA

Prewar profession: Sailor, journalist, editor, cotton speculator, judge.

War service: January 1862 Col. of 1st Florida (which he recruited and equipped), elected to Confederate Congress, served in Tennessee, November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded the Dept. of East Tennessee, May 1863 resigned, lived in Richmond, operated a fleet of blockade runners from Wilmington NC.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

James Dearing
Born: April 25 1840, Campbell VA

Died: April 23 1865, Lynchburg VA

Prewar profession: West Point - appointed 1858, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. in Washington Artillery, Peninsula, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Maj., commanded a Battalion in Longstreet's artillery, Gettysburg, commanded Pickett's cavalry in North
Carolina, April 1864 Lt. Col. in command of Horse Artillery of ANV, April 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Dearing's Bde/W H F Lee's  Division  at Petersburg, near Appomattox (mortally wounded).

Zachariah Cantey Deas
Born: October 25 1819, Camden SC

Died: March 6 1882, New York NY

Prewar profession: Mexican War, cotton broker

War service: 1861 Col. of 22nd Alabama (which he raised and financed), Shiloh (wounded), Kentucky invasion, December 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 1st Bde/2nd  Division /Polk's Corps at Murfreesboro, commanded Deas' Bde/Hindman's  Division  at Chickamauga, Atlanta campaign, Franklin, Nashville, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Cotton broker.

X. B. DeBray
Born:?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: September 1861 Maj. 2nd TX Inf, December 1861 Lt.Col. DeBray's Cav. Battalion, 1862 Col. 26th TX Cav., 1862 Commanding Subdistrict in Dept. of TX, 1863 commanding at Galveston Island TX, March 1864 Transfered to Dist. of LA (Gen. R. Taylor commanding),April 1864 Brig.Gen., Brigade composed of 23rd, 26th & 32nd TX Cav. Regs.

Postwar career: ?

James Deshler
Born: February 18 1833, Tuscumbia AL

Died: September 20 1863, Chickamauga GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1854, cavalry service in the West.

War service: 1861 Capt. in artillery, Allegheny Summit (wounded), Col. of artillery, Seven Days, Trans Mississippi, Arkansas Post (surrendered), July 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Deshler's Bde/Cleburne's  Division at Chickamauga (killed).

George Gibbs Dibrell
Born: April 12 1822, Sparta TN

Died: May 9 1888, Sparta TN

Prewar profession: Merchant, politician

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 25th Tennessee, Lt. Col., Mill Springs, raised 8th Tennessee Cavalry under Forrest, Murfreesboro, Tullahoma campaign, Atlanta campaign, Savannah, January 1865 Brig. Gen., Carolinas, joined President Davis in his flight.

Postwar career: Businessman, railroad president, US congressman.

J. J. Dickison
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Acting Brig.Gen. in command of East and South FL.

Postwar career: ?

Arch J. Dobbins
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. Dobbins' AR Cav. Reg., commanding brigade in Fagan's Div., Price's Army of Missouri.

Postwar career: ?

Thomas Pleasant Dockery
Born: December 18 1833, NC

Died: February 27 1898, New York NY

Prewar profession: Pre-War Profession

War service: Col. of Arkansas state troops, Wilson's Creek, Corinth, commanded 2nd Bde/Bowen's  Division  at Vicksburg (captured), paroled, August 1863 Brig. Gen., Camden expedition, Jenkins' Ferry.

Postwar career: Civil engineer

George Pierce Doles
Born: May 14 1830, Milledgeville GA

Died: June 2 1864, Bethesda Church VA

Prewar profession: Businessman, Capt. of Baldwin Blues militia co.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 4th Georgia, May 1861 Col., Malvern Hill (wounded), South Mountain, Sharpsburg, November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Doles' Bde/D H Hill's  Division  at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, commanded Doles' Bde/Rodes'  Division  at Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor (killed by a sharpshooter).

Daniel Smith Donelson
Born: June 23 1801, Sumner TN

Died: April 17 1863, Montvale Springs TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1825, resigned 1826, planter, politician

War service: 1861 Brig. Gen. of state troops, July 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate Army, served in West Virginia, then in Charleston, commanded 1st Bde/Cheatham's  Division  at Murfreesboro, commanded the Dept of East Tennessee, died of natural causes, 22 April 1863 Maj. Gen.

Thomas Fenwick Drayton
Born: August 24 1808, Charleston SC

Died: February 18 1891, Florence SC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1828, resigned 1836, planter, railroad director, politician

War service: September 1861 Brig. Gen., Port Royal, commanded Drayton's Bde/D R Jones'  Division  at Second Manassas, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, performed poorly, transferred to Trans Mississippi.

Postwar career: Farmer, insurance agent.

Dudley McIvor Dubose
Born: October 28 1834, Shelby TN

Died: March 2 1883, Washington GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Lt. in 15th Georgia, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, January 1863 Col., Gettysburg, Chickamauga (wounded), Wilderness, November 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded DuBose's Bde/Kershaw's  Division  at Petersburg, Appomattox campaign, Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career: Lawyer, US congressman.

Basil Wilson Duke
Born: May 28 1838, Georgetown KY

Died: September 16 1916, New York NY

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 with Thompson's Partisan Rangers, Pvt. in Lexington Rifles, 2nd Lt. later Lt. Col. of 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, Shiloh, Morgan's Ohio raid (captured), exchanged in 1864, served in Eastern Kentucky and western Virginia, September 1864 promoted Brig. Gen. and took command of Morgan's cavalry, escort for President Davis and fugitive Confederate government.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, wrote memoirs, editor.

Johnson Kelly Duncan
Born: March 19 1827, York PA

Died: December 18 1862, Knoxville TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, Seminole war, surveyed railroad routes, resigned 1855, civil engineer.

War service: 1861 Col. of artillery defending forts around New Orleans, January 1862 Brig. Gen., captured when the New Orleans forts fell, exchanged, assigned to Bragg's staff, died of fever.

John Dunovant
Born: March 5 1825, Chester SC

Died: October 1 1864, James River VA

Prewar profession: Mexican War, commissioned 1855 as Capt. of US 10th Infantry, resigned December 1860.

War service: 1860 Maj. in Provisional army of South Carolina, Fort Sumter, Col. of 1st South Carolina, defence of Charleston, June 1862 dismissed for drunkenness, January 1863 appointed Col. of 5th
South Carolina Cavalry, Drewry's Bluff, Cold Harbor, Trevilian Station, Petersburg, August 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Dunovant's Bde/Butler's  Division , Vaughan Road (near James River, killed).
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 Jubal Anderson Early
Born: November 3 1816, Franklin VA

Died: March 2 1894, Lynchburg VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1837, Seminole war, lawyer, politician, Mexican War

War service: 1861 Col. of state forces, May 1861 Col. of 24th Virginia, Blackburn's Ford, First Manassas, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Early's Bde/D H Hill's  Division  in the Peninsula campaign, Williamsburg (wounded), commanded Elzey's Bde/Ewell's  Division  at Malvern Hill, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, commanded Ewell's  Division /II Corps at Fredericksburg, January 1863
Maj. Gen., Chancellorsville, commanded Early's  Division /II Corps at Gettysburg, Wilderness, May 1864 Lt. Gen., Cold Harbor, Monocacy, burnt Chambersburg PA, Fisher's Hill, Winchester,
Cedar Creek, Waynesborough.

Postwar career: Fled to Mexico, returned, lawyer, wrote memoirs, lottery supervisor

John Echols
Born: March 20 1823, Lynchburg VA

Died: May 24 1896, Staunton VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 recruiting, Lt. Col. of 27th Virginia, First Manassas, Col., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Kernstown (wounded), April 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Army of Southwestern Virginia, New Market, Cold Harbor, commanded Dist. of Southwest Virginia.

Postwar career: Lawyer, banker, railroad executive.

Matthew Duncan Ector
Born: February 28 1822, Putnam GA

Died: October 29 1879, Tyler TX

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 Pvt., brigade adjutant, 1862 Col. of 14th Texas Cavalry, August 1862 Brig. Gen., Bragg's invasion of Kentucky, Richmond KY, commanded 1st Bde/McCown's  Division  at Murfreesboro, Vicksburg campaign, Chickamauga, commanded Ector's Bde/French's  Division  in Atlanta campaign (wounded), defence of Mobile (surrendered).

Postwar career: Lawyer, judge.

Stephen Elliott Jr.
Born: October 26 1830, Beaufort SC

Died: February 21 1866, Aiken SC

Prewar profession: Planter, politician.

War service: 1861 Capt. of Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, Fort Sumter, Port Royal, Lt. Col., chief of artillery in Third Military District, Col. of Holcombe's Legion at Petersburg , May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Evans' Bde/Gordon's  Division  at the Crater (wounded),
Bentonville (wounded).

Postwar career: Elected to SC legislature, but died before taking office.

Clement Anselm Evans
Born: February 25 1833, Stewart GA

Died: July 2 1911, Atlanta GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, judge, politician

War service: November 1861 Maj. of 31st Georgia, April 1862 Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, May 1864 Brig. Gen., Monocacy (wounded), commanded Gordon's  Division /II Corps at Petersburg, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Minister, editor of Confederate Military History 1899.

Nathan George "Shanks" Evans
Born: February 3 1824, Marion SC

Died: November 23 1868, Midway AL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1848, frontier duty.

War service: February 1861 Maj. in South Carolina provisional army, Fort Sumter, First Manassas, Col., Ball's Bluff, October 1861 Brig. Gen., Second Manassas, commanded a division temporarily in the Sharpsburg campaign, Vicksburg campaign, tried for intemperance and disobedience, acquitted but lost command, returned to duty 1864, fled Richmond with President Davis.

Postwar career: High school principal.

Richard Stoddert Ewell
Born: February 8 1817, Georgetown DC

Died: January 25 1872, Spring Hill TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1840, Mexican War, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of Virginia forces, staff Col. in Confederate army, June 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded 2nd Bde at First Manassas, January 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Ewell's  Division  in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas (lost a leg at Groveton), May 1863 Lt. Gen., commanded II Corps, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, retired due to poor health, Richmond defences, Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career: Farmer.

Arnold Elzey
Born:?

Died: February 21, 1871

Prewar profession:?

War service: March 1861 Lt.Col. Corps of Infantry C.S.A., June 1861 Col. 1st MD Inf Reg., July 1861 Brig.Gen., December 1862 Maj.Gen., April 1863 to March 1864 Command of Department of Richmond, VA, September 1864 assigned as Chief of Artillery of the Amry of Tennessee.

Postwar career:?
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 James Fleming Fagan
Born: March 1 1828, Clark KY

Died: September 1 1893, Little Rock AR

Prewar profession: Farmer, politician, Mexican War

War service: 1861 Capt. of company that he raised, May 1861 Col. of 1st Arkansas, Shiloh, September 1862 Brig. Gen., Prairie Grove, Camden expedition, April 1864 Maj. Gen., Price's Missouri raid.

Postwar career: Farmer, US marshal

T. T. Fauntleroy
Born: ?

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: Maj. 55th VA Inf., May 1861 Brig.Gen. rank confered by by the State of VA., assigned command of artillery in and about Richmond, VA., August 1861 relieved of command. Resigned October 1861.

Postwar career:?

Winfield Scott Featherston
Born: August 8 1820, Murfreesboro TN

Died: May 28 1891, Holly Springs MS

Prewar profession: Creek war, lawyer, US congressman

War service: 1861 Col. of 17th Mississippi, Ball's Bluff, March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Featherston's Bde/D H Hill's  Division  at Yorktown, Peninsula campaign, commanded 6th Bde/Longstreet's  Division
at Gaines' Mill (wounded), Second Manassas, commanded Featherston's Bde/R H Anderson's  Division  at Fredericksburg, commanded Featherston's Bde/Loring's  Division  in the Vicksburg campaign, Atlanta campaign, Franklin, Nashville, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, judge.

Samuel Wragg Ferguson
Born: November 3 1834, Charleston SC

Died: February 3 1917, Jackson MS

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1857, Mormon expedition, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 South Carolina provisional army, Beauregard's staff, Fort Sumter, First Manassas, Shiloh, Corinth, Lt. Col. of 28th Mississippi Cavalry, Vicksburg campaign, July 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Ferguson's Bde/Jackson's cavalry  Division  in the Atlanta campaign, Carolinas campaign, fled with President Davis.

Postwar career: Lawyer, civil engineer, tried to serve in Spanish-American war.

Charles William Field
Born: April 6 1828, Woodford KY

Died: April 9 1892, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, resigned 1861.

War service: September 1861 Col. of 6th Virginia Cavalry, March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 1st Bde/Hill's Light Division in Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas (wounded), superintendent of the Bureau of Conscription, February 1864 Maj. Gen., commanded Hood's  Division /I Corps at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Fort Harrison, Darbytown Road, Appomattox.

Postwar career: Businessman, Egyptian army, doorkeeper of US House of Representatives, civil engineer, superintendent of Indian reservation.

Joseph Finegan
Born: November 17 1814, Clones, Ireland

Died: October 29 1885, Rutledge FL

Prewar profession: Emigrated in his 20s, lumber miller, lawyer, railroad constructor, judge.

War service: 1861 in charge of military affairs for the state of Florida, April 1862 Brig. Gen., Departmental commander in Florida, Olustee, May 1864 transferred to Virginia, commanded Finegan's Bde/Mahone's  Division  at Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Florida.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, cotton broker.

Jesse Johnson Finley
Born: November 18 1812, Wilson TN

Died: November 6 1904, Lake City FL

Prewar profession: Seminole war of 1836, lawyer, politician, judge.

War service: March 1862 Pvt. in 6th Florida, April 1862 Col., Kentucky campaign, Chickamauga, November 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Finley's Bde/Breckenridge's  Division  at Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, Resaca (wounded), Jonesboro (wounded), president of courts-martial.

Postwar career: Lawyer, US congressman, refused seat as a senator on a technicality, judge.

John C. Fizer
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 17th MS Inf Reg., 1865 Brig.Gen., commanding mixed brigade in Lt.Gen. Hardee's corps on the retreat through the Carolinas.

Postwar career: ?

John Buchanan Floyd
Born: June 1 1806, Montgomery County VA

Died: August 26 1863, Abingdon VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, cotton planter, politician, governor, Secretary of War to President Buchanan, resigned December 1860.

War service: May 1861 Brig. Gen., West Virginia campaign, Fort Donelson (transferred command to General Pillow), March 1862 relieved of his command in Nashville for desertion, Maj. Gen. of Virginia state troops, raised a band of partisans, his health was ruined by campaigning.

John Horace Forney
Born: August 12 1829, Lincolnton NC

Died: September 13 1902, Jacksonville AL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1852, frontier duty, Utah expedition, teacher at West Point.

War service: 1861 Alabama state service, Col. of artillery, March 1861 Capt. in Confederate army, raised 10th Alabama, June 1861 Col., First Manassas, Dranesville (wounded), March 1862 Brig. Gen., Mobile,
October 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Forney's  Division  at Vicksburg (surrendered), quickly exchanged, parole and exchange duty in Mississippi, commander of district of Texas.

Postwar career: Operated a military academy, surveyor, civil engineer.

William Henry Forney
Born: November 9 1823, Lincolnton NC

Died: January 16 1894, Jacksonville AL

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 10th Alabama, Dranesville (wounded), Lt. Col., Peninsula campaign, Williamsburg (w,c), exchanged after four months, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville (wounded), Gettysburg (w,c), Petersburg campaign, February 1865 Brig. Gen., Appomattox.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, US congressman.

Nathan Bedford Forrest
Born: July 13 1821, Bedford County TN

Died: October 29 1877, Memphis TN

Prewar profession: Planter, slave dealer

War service: 1861 Pvt. in Confederate army, raised 7th Tennessee Cavalry, Lt. Col., Fort Donelson, Col.
of 3rd Tennessee Cavalry, Shiloh (wounded), July 1862 Brig. Gen., raided communications in
Tennessee, Chickamauga, December 1863 Maj. Gen., given independent command, Fort Pillow, Brice's Cross Roads, commanded cavalry in Hood's Franklin and Nashville campaign, February 1865 Lt. Gen., Selma.

Postwar career: Planter, railroad president.

John Wesley Frazer
Born: January 6 1827, Hardin County TN

Died: March 31 1906, New York NY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, garrison duty, resigned March 1861

War service: 1861 Capt. of CSA infantry, Lt. Col. of 8th Alabama, Col. of 28th Alabama, Kentucky campaign, May 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade in eastern Tennessee, Cumberland Gap, surrendered the garrison, commission rejected by the Senate, imprisoned at Fort Warren until the end of the War.

Postwar career: Planter, businessman.

Samuel Gibbs French
Born: November 22 1818, Gloucester County NJ

Died: April 20 1910, Florala FL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1843, Mexican War, resigned 1856, planter.

War service: 1861 Chief of ordnance of Mississippi, April 1861 Maj. of CSA artillery, October 1861 Brig. Gen., served on the Virginia peninsula, August 1862 Maj. Gen., served in Petersburg and Suffolk districts, served in North Carolina, commanded French's  Division /Polk's Corps in Atlanta campaign, Allatoona, Franklin, relieved because of an eye infection, Mobile.

Postwar career: Planter, wrote memoirs.

Daniel March Frost
Born: August 9 1823, Schenectady County NY

Died: October 29 1900, St Louis MO

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1844, Mexican War, resigned 1853, manufacturer, politician, Brig. Gen. of Missouri militia.

War service: 1861 surrendered Camp Jackson to Union Gen. Lyon, March 1862 Brig. Gen., declined a command at Pea Ridge, Bragg's staff, Prairie Grove, 1863 fled to Canada because of pressure on his
wife in Missouri, December 1863 dropped from the army's rolls.

Postwar career: Returned to Missouri, farmed.

Birkett Davenport Fry
Born: June 24 1822, Kanawha County WV

Died: January 21 1891, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: West Point class of 1846 but did not graduate, Mexican War, filibustered in Nicaragua, cotton manufacturer.

War service: July 1861 Col. of 13th Alabama, Seven Pines (wounded), Sharpsburg (wounded), Chancellorsville (wounded), Gettysburg, Pickett's Charge (w,c), exchanged after nine months, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Walker's and Archer's Bdes/Heth's  Division  at Cold Harbor, commanded walker's Bde/Heth's  Division  at Petersburg, commanded a district in South Carolina and Georgia.

Postwar career: Emigrated to Cuba, returned 1868, businessman.
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 Richard Montgomery Gano
Born: June 17 1830, Bourbon County KY

Died: March 27 1913, Dallas TX

Prewar profession: Medicine, politician.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Morgan's cavalry, Kentucky invasion, 1863 Col. of 7th Kentucky Cavalry, transferred to Trans Mississippi, Camden campaign, appointed Brig. Gen. by Kirby Smith (confirmed by
President Davis in March 1865).

Postwar career: Clergyman

E. W. Gantt
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: 1861 Col. 12th AR Inf Reg., 1862 Brig.Gen., Commanding troops and defenses, Fort Thompson, MO, Commanding 3rd Brigade, 1st Div., Army of Mississippi.

Postwar career: ?

Franklin Gardner
Born: January 29 1823, New York NY

Died: April 29 1873, Vermillionville LA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1843, Mexican War, frontier duty, dropped from rolls May 1861.

War service: March 1861 Lt. Col. of CSA infantry, commanded a cavalry brigade at Shiloh, April 1862 Brig. Gen., Kentucky invasion, December 1862 Maj. Gen. (confirmed June 1864), commanded at Port Hudson (surrendered), exchanged after one year, served in Dept. of East Louisiana Mississippi and Alabama.

Postwar career: Planter.

William Montgomery Gardner
Born: June 8 1824, Augusta GA

Died: June 16 1901, Memphis TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, Mexican War, resigned January 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 8th Georgia, First Manassas (w - incapacitated for field service), November 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded District of Middle Florida, Olustee, 1864 commandant of prisons east
of the Mississippi, Richmond.

Samuel Garland Jr.
Born: December 16 1830, Lynchburg VA

Died: September 14 1862, Fox's Gap MD

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Capt. of Lynchburg Home Guard militia.

War service: April 1861 Capt. then Col. of 11th Virginia, First Manassas, Dranesville, Willliamsburg (wounded), May 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Garland's Bde/D H Hill's  Division  at Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Manassas campaign, South Mountain (mortally wounded).

Richard Brooke Garnett
Born: November 21 1817, Essex County VA

Died: July 3 1863, Gettysburg PA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1841, Seminole war, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. in Confederate army, November 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Army, commanded Stonewall Bde in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Kernstown (charged but not tried by Jackson), commanded Grantee's Bde/Pickett's  Division  at South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg , His brigade led Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg (killed in action, his body was never found).

Robert Seldon Garnett
Born: December 16 1819, Essex County VA

Died: July 13 1861, Corrick's Ford VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1841, Mexican War, Commandant of cadets at West Point, Maj. 9th Infantry, resigned April 1861.

War service: April 1861 Adjutant General of Virginia troops, June 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Army, commanded in Northwestern Virginia, Corrick's Ford (m,w,c).

Isham Warren Garrott
Born: 1816, Anson County NC

Died: June 17 1863, Vicksburg MS

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 aided in recruiting 20th Alabama, Col., Mobile, Port Gibson, Vicksburg campaign, Vicksburg (killed), commission as Brig. Gen. (June 1863) received after his death.

Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell
Born: January 7 1821, Wilkes County GA

Died: April 7 1891, Atlanta GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, US congressman.

War service: 1861 raised 7th Georgia, May 1861 Col., First Manassas, January 1862 resigned to sit in Confederate Congress (1862-64), returned to army, August 1864 Brig. Gen., recruited four regiments of Georgia reserves, opposed Sherman's march, Coosawhatchie (wounded).

Postwar career: Lawyer

Richard Caswell Gatlin
Born: January 18 1809, Lenoir County NC

Died: September 8 1896, Mt Nebo AR

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1832, Mexican War, Seminole war, Utah expedition, April 1861 captured by Arkansas state forces at Fort Smith.

War service: 1861 Adjutant general of North Carolina and Col. in Confederate army, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Department of North Carolina, criticised for loss of Fort Hatteras and New Bern, relieved
of command, September 1862 resigned commission, served as state adjutant general.

Postwar career: Farmer

Samuel Jameson Gholson
Born: May 19 1808, Madison County KY

Died: October 16 1883, Aberdeen MS

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, US congressman, judge.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in Mississippi state forces, Maj., Col. of 14th Mississippi, Fort Donelson (w,s), exchanged, Iuka, Corinth, Maj. Gen. of state troops, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded a cavalry brigade
in Dept. of Mississippi and East Louisiana, Egypt MS (wounded).

Postwar career: Politician

George C. Gibbs
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: 1864 Acting Brig.Gen., Commanding Post, etc., at Macon, GA.

Postwar career: ?

Randall Lee Gibson
Born: September 10 1832, Woodford County KY

Died: December 15 1892, Hot Springs AR

Prewar profession: US embassy attache in Madrid.

War service: 1861 aide to Governor Moore of Louisiana, August 1861 Col. of 13th Louisiana, Shiloh, Kentucky campaign, Chickamauga, January 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Gibson's Bde/Stewart's  Division in Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, defended Spanish Fort near Mobile until he led an escape.

Postwar career: Lawyer, elected to US congress but was refused his seat, later served, US senator.

Victor Jean Baptiste Girardey
Born: June 26 1837, Lauw France

Died: August 16 1864, Fussell's Mill VA

Prewar profession: Emigrated 1842.

War service: 1861 1st Lt. and adc of 3rd Georgia, Capt. and staff officer to Gen. A R Wright at Seven Days, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, 1864 transferred to Gen. W Mahone's staff, organised counterattack at the Crater, July 30 promoted from Capt. to Brig. Gen., killed while resisting a Federal assault on the Darbytown Road.

Jeremy Francis Gilmer
Born: February 23 1818, Guilford County NC

Died: December 1 1883, Savannah GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1839, engineer officer, resigned June 1861.

War service: September 1861 Lt. Col., chief engineer to A S Johnson, Fts Henry and Donelson, Shiloh (wounded), chief engineer of Dept of Northern Virginia, head of Bureau of Engineers, August 1863 Maj. Gen., Charleston defences, Atlanta, Savannah.

Postwar career: Civil engineer, railroad business.

States Rights Gist
Born: September 3 1831, Union Dist. SC

Died: November 30 1864, Franklin TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Brig. Gen. in South Carolina militia.

War service: 1861 Adjutant and inspector general of state troops, Fort Sumter, aide to Gen. Bee at First Manassas, March 1862 Brig. Gen., South Carolina coastal defences, J E Johnston's relief expedition
to Vicksburg, commanded Walker's  Division /Reserve Corps at Chickamauga, Chattanooga, commanded Gist's Bde/Walker's  Division in Atlanta campaign, commanded Gist's Bde/Brown's  Division at Franklin (killed in action).

Adley Hogan Gladden
Born: October 28 1810, Fairfield Dist. SC

Died: April 12 1862, Corinth MS

Prewar profession: Cotton broker, postmaster, Seminole war, Mexican War

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 1st South Carolina, Col. of 1st Louisiana, Pensacola, September 1861 Brig. Gen., Corinth, commanded 1st Bde/Withers'  Division  at Shiloh (wounded), died six days later.

Archibald Campbell Godwin
Born: 1831, Nansemond County VA

Died: September 19 1864, Winchester VA

Prewar profession: Miner, rancher, politician

War service: 1861 Maj., asst provost marshal in charge of Libby Prison, July 1862 raised 57th North Carolina - Col., Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville campaign, Gettysburg, Rappahannock Station (captured), August 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Godwin's Bde/Ramseur's  Division  in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Third Winchester (killed).

George Washington Gordon
Born: October 5 1836, Giles County TN

Died: August 9 1911, Memphis TN

Prewar profession: Surveyor

War service: 1861 Drillmaster of 11th Tennessee, Capt., Lt. Col., December 1862 Col., Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, August 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Vaughan's Bde/Cheatham's  Division  at Franklin (w,c), imprisoned at Fort Warren until the end of the War.

Postwar career: Lawyer, railroad commissioner, Indian agent, school supervisor, US congressman.

James Byron Gordon
Born: November 2 1822, Wilkesboro NC

Died: May 18 1864, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Merchant, farmer, politician.
War service: 1861 Pvt. in Wilkes Valley Guards, 1st Lt., Capt., Maj. in 1st North Carolina Cavalry, Lt. Col., July 1863 Col., September 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded North Carolina Cavalry Bde, Bristoe campaign, Sheridan's raid on Richmond (killed).

John Brown Gordon
Born: February 6 1832, Upson County GA

Died: January 9 1904, Miami FL

Prewar profession: Lawyer, coal mine operator.

War service: 1861 Capt. in the Raccoon Toughs which he had raised, April 1862 Col. of 6th Alabama, Sharpsburg (wounded), November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Gordon's Bde/Early's  Division  at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, May 1864 Maj. Gen., commanded Gordon's  Division  in Shenandoah Valley campaign, commanded II Corps in the retreat to Appomattox.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, US senator, governor, wrote memoirs, first commander in chief of United Confederate Veterans.

Josiah Gorgas
Born: July 1 1818, Dauphin County PA

Died: May 15 1883, Tuscaloosa AL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1841, ordnance officer.

War service: April 1861 Maj., chief of Ordnance Bureau, directed collection and distribution of arms and ammunition, purchasing material in Europe, establishing factories throughout the South, November 1864 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Businessman, educator, wrote memoirs.

Daniel Chevilette Govan
Born: July 4 1829, Northampton County NC

Died: March 12 1911, Memphis TN

Prewar profession: Gold miner, deputy sheriff, farmer, planter.

War service: 1861 raised company that became part of 2nd Arkansas, Lt. Col., Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro, commanded Liddell's Bde/Liddell's Division  at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, December 1863 Brig. Gen, commanded Govan's Bde/Cleburne's  Division  in Atlanta campaign, Jonesboro (captured), Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Planter, Indian agent.

Archibald Gracie Jr.
Born: December 1 1832, New York NY

Died: December 2 1864, Petersburg VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1854, resigned 1856, merchant, Capt. Washington Light Infantry militia, 1861 on the governor's order Gracie seized the Mount Vernon AL arsenal.

War service: 1861 joined 3rd Alabama, July 1861 Maj. in 11th Alabama, 1862 organised 43rd Alabama - Col., served in East Tennessee, Kentucky campaign, November 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Gracie's Bde/Preston's  Division  at Chickamauga, Knoxville, Bean's Station (wounded), Petersburg, killed by artillery while observing enemy movements.

Hiram Bronson Granbury
Born: March 1 1831, Copiah County MS

Died: November 30 1864, Franklin TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer, government official.

War service: 1861 recruited Waco Guards, November 1861 Maj. of 7th Texas, Fort Donelson (captured), exchanged, August 1862 Col., Vicksburg campaign, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, February 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Gracie's' (Texas) Bde/Cleburne's  Division  in Atlanta campaign, Franklin (killed).

John Breckinridge Grayson
Born: October 18 1806, Fayette County KY

Died: October 21 1861, Tallahassee FL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1826, Seminole war, Mexican War, resigned as Maj. July 1861.

War service: August 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Confederate army, command of Dept. of Middle and Eastern Florida (in poor health), relieved October 1861, died of tuberculosis.

Henry Gray
Born: January 19 1816, Laurens Dist. SC

Died: December 11 1892, Coushatta LA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 Pvt. in Mississippi state regiment, organised 28th Louisiana (at President Davis' request), May 1862 Col., Red River campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, October 1864 elected to Confederate congress, March 1865 Brig. Gen. (over Kirby Smith's protests).

Postwar career: Politician.

Elkanah Brackin Greer
Born: October 11 1825, Paris TN

Died: March 25 1877, DeVall's Bluff AR

Prewar profession: Mexican War, planter, merchant.

War service: July 1861 Col. of 3rd Texas Cavalry, Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern (wounded), October 1862 Brig. Gen., chief of Conscription Bureau in Trans Mississippi, commanded reserve forces in 1864.

John Gregg
Born: September 28 1828, Lawrence County AL

Died: October 7 1864, Darbytown Road VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, judge

War service: 1861 member of Provisional Confederate Congress, resigned, recruited 7th Texas, September 1861 Col., Fort Donelson (surrendered), exchanged, August 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Gregg's Bde (under J E Johnston) in Vicksburg campaign, commanded Gregg's Bde/Johnson's Division  at Chickamauga (wounded), commanded Hood's Texas Bde/Field's  Division  at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, killed in action while leading a counterattack.

Maxcy Gregg
Born: August 1 1814, Columbia SC

Died: December 15 1862, Fredericksburg VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician.

War service: January 1861 Col. of 1st South Carolina, Fort Sumter, December 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Gregg's Bde/A P Hill's Light Division at Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg (wounded), Fredericksburg (mortally wounded).

Martin Edwin Green
Born: June 3 1815, Fauquier County VA

Died: June 27 1863, Vicksburg MS

Prewar profession: Lumber miller.

War service: 1861 recruited cavalry in Missouri for Sterling Price, Col. of "Green's Missouri Cavalry Regiment", Lexington, Elkhorn Tavern, July 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded 3rd Bde at Iuka, Corinth, killed by a sharpshooter at Vicksburg while commanding 2nd Bde/Bowen's Division .

Thomas Green
Born: January 8 1814, Amelia County VA

Died: April 12 1864, Blair's Landing LA

Prewar profession: Fought for Texas independence, Indian fighter, Mexican War.

War service: August 1861 Col. of 5th Texas Cavalry, Valverde, Galveston, May 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded Sibley's Bde at Bayou Teche, Bayou Bourbeau, Mansfield, killed at Blair's Landing while leading a bold charge.

Colton Greene
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 3rd Mo Cav., Brig.Gen. MO State Guard., Commanding cavalry brigade, Marmaduke's div., Trans-Mississippi Dept.

Postwar career: ?

Richard Griffith
Born: January 11 1814, Philadelphia PA

Died: June 29 1862, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Teacher, Mexican War (Jefferson Davis was his commanding officer), banker, US marshal, Mississippi state treasurer.

War service: May 1861 Col. of 12th Mississippi, November 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade in Magruders'  Division  on the Peninsula and Seven Days, Savage's Station (mortally wounded).

J. Warren Grigsby
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 6th KY Cav. Reg., Brig.Gen., commanding cavalry brigade Army of TN.

Postwar career: ?

Bryan Grimes
Born: November 2 1828, Pitt NC

Died: August 14 1880, Pitt NC

Prewar profession: Planter, politician.

War service:
1861 Maj. of 4th North Carolina, Lt. Col., June 1862 Col., Seven Pines, Mechanicsville, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg , Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Spotsylvania, May 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded Bryan's
Bde/Ramseur's  Division  in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Cedar Creek, February 1865 Maj. Gen., Fort Stedman, commanded Grimes' Division /II Corps in Appomattox campaign.

Postwar career: Farmer, assassinated by an employee of undesirables that Grimes was trying to expel from the county.
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 James Hagan
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 3rd AL Cav., February 1865 Brig.Gen., brigade composed of 1st, 3rd, 4th, 12th & 51st AL Cav. Regs., Wheeler's Cav. Corps, Army of the West.

Postwar career: ?

Johnson Hagood
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: January 1861 Col. 1st SC Vol. Inf, July 1862 Brig.Gen., brigade composed of the 11th, 21st, 25th & 27th SC Inf Regs. & 7th SC Inf. Battalion., 1864 in Dept of SC, GA & FL., May 1864 assigned to the command of Hoke's Div., then in Beauregard's command, but subsequently in Anderson's Corps, ANV.

Postwar career: ?

M. W. Hannon
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 53rd AL Partisan Rangers, 1865 Brig.Gen., Commanding Brigade in Wheeler's Cav. Corps, Nartin's Div., composed of 53rd AL & 24th AL Battalion .

Postwar career: ?

Wade Hampton
Born: March 28 1818, Charleston SC

Died: April 11 1902, Columbia SC

Prewar profession: Politician, planter.

War service: 1861 raised the Hampton Legion, First Manassas (wounded), Peninsula campaign, May 1862 Brig. Gen., in Whiting's division at Seven Pines (wounded), Sharpsburg, Chambersburg raid, Gettysburg (wounded), August 1863 Maj. Gen., Wilderness, commanded ANV Cavalry Corps
following Stuart's death, Petersburg campaign, February 1865 Lt. Gen., South Carolina.

Postwar career: Planter, governor, US senator.

Roger Weightman "Old Flintlock" Hanson
Born: August 27 1827, Clark County KY

Died: January 4 1863, Murfreesboro KY

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, politician, Col. in Kentucky State Guard.

War service: 1861 Col. of 2nd Kentucky, Fort Donelson (captured), exchanged after eight months, December 1862 Brig. Gen., Murfreesboro (mortally wounded).

William Joseph "Old Reliable" Hardee
Born: October 12 1815, Camden City GA

Died: November 6 1873, Wytheville VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1838, Mexican War, commandant of cadets at West Point, wrote textbook on tactics, resigned January 1861.

War service:
June 1861 Brig. Gen., October 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded a brigade in Arkansas and Kentucky, corps command at Shiloh, Kentucky campaign, Murfreesboro, October 1862 Lt. Gen., Chickamauga,
Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, requested transfer after Hood replaced J E Johnston, commanded Dept of South Carolina Georgia and Florida, Savannah, Carolinas campaign,
Bentonville.

Postwar career: Planter.

William Polk "Gotch" Hardeman
Born: November 4 1816, Williamson County TN

Died: April 8 1898, Austin TX

Prewar profession: War for Texas Independence, Mexican War.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 4th Texas Cavalry, Valverde, Lt. Col., Col., Red River campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, March 1865 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Planter, inspector of railroads.

D. B. Harris
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: 1863 Brig.Gen., Chief Engineer in Charge of Confederate defences during the seige of Charleston, etc.

Postwar career:

Nathaniel Harrison Harris
Born: August 22 1834, Natchez MS

Died: August 23 1900, Malvern, England

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 organised the Warren Rifles -later in 19th Mississippi, Capt., Maj., Williamsburg, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Lt. Col., Col., Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, January 1864 Brig. Gen. (in Mahone's division), Spotsylvania, Petersburg, March 1865 commanded the inner defences of Richmond, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Lawyer, railroad president, businessman.

Thomas A. Harris
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: June 1861 Brig.Gen. MO State Guard, resigned in September 1861 to occupy a seat in the Confederate Congress.

Postwar career: ?

George P. Harrison Jr.
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 32nd GA Inf., February 1865 Brig.Gen., brigade composed of 1st GA Reg., 32nd, 47th & 5th Reg. GA Vols., & 5th Reg. GA Res.

Postwar career: ?

James Edward Harrison
Born: April 24 1815, Greenville District SC

Died: February 23 1875, Waco TX

Prewar profession: Politician.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 15th Texas, Louisiana campaigns of 1863 and 1864, December 1864 Brig. Gen. (in De Polignac's division).

Postwar career: Prominent in local affairs.

Richard Harrison
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 8th TX Cav, 1865 Brig.Gen., Succeeded Gen. J.A. Wharton in command of his brigade of TX cav.; afterward in command of brigade in Steuart's Corps.

Postwar career: ?
Thomas Harrison
Born: May 1 1823, Jefferson County AL

Died: July 14 1891, Waco TX

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician, Capt. of volunteer militia.

War service: 1862 Capt. in 8th Texas Cavalry (Terry's Texas rangers), Col., Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Atlanta campaign, Sherman's March, January 1865 Brig. Gen., Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Judge.

Robert Hopkins Hatton
Born: November 2 1826, Steubenville OH

Died: May 31 1862, Fair Oaks Station VA

Prewar profession: Teacher, lawyer, politician, US congressman.

War service: 1861 Col. of 7th Tennessee, Cheat Mountain, Savage's Station, May 1862 Brig. Gen. (in G W Smith's division), Seven Pines (killed).

James Morrison Hawes
Born: January 7 1824, Lexington KY

Died: November 22 1889, Covington KY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1845, Mexican War, French cavalry school at Saumur, resigned US army May 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Confederate Regular Army, Maj., elected Col. of 2nd Kentucky Cavalry but declined, March 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of all Western cavalry, Shiloh, relieved at own request
 to serve under Breckenridge, Arkansas, Milliken's Bend, Galveston.

Postwar career: Hardware merchant.

A. T. Hawthorn
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: 1861 Lt.Col. 6th AR Inf., 1862 Col. 6th AR Inf., February 1864 Brig.Gen., brigade composed of 17th, 21st & 23rd TN & 33rd AL Inf. Regs. & Austin's Light Art., 3rd Corps, Army of the Mississippi.

Postwar career: ?

Harry Thompson Hays
Born: April 14 1820, Wilson TN

Died: August 21 1876, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, Mexican War.

War service: 1861 Col. of 7th Louisiana, First Manassas, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Port Republic (wounded), July 1862 Brig. Gen. in Ewell's division, Sharpsburg, in Early's division at Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania (wounded), Trans Mississippi, April 1865 Maj.Gen.

Postwar career: Appointed sheriff in 1866 but removed by Gen. Sheridan.

Louis Hebert
Born: March 13 1820, Iberville Parish LA

Died: January 7 1901, St Martin Parish LA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1845, resigned 1847, planter, militia officer, politician, chief engineer of Louisiana.

War service: 1861 Col. of 3rd Louisiana, Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern (captured), exchanged after two months, May 1862 Brig. Gen., Iuka, Corinth, Vicksburg (surrendered), exchanged, in charge of artillery around Fort Fisher NC.

Postwar career: Newspaper editor, teacher.

Paul Octave Hebert
Born: December 12 1818, Iberville Parish LA

Died: August 29 1880, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1840, resigned 1845, Mexican War, planter, governor.

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Louisiana, August 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Dept of Texas, District of West Louisiana and Texas, District of Texas and Territory of Arizona, fought only at Milliken's Bend.

Postwar career: Engineer

Benjamin Hardin Helm
Born: June 2 1831, Bardstown KY

Died: September 20 1863, Chickamauga GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1851, resigned 1852, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 recruited 1st Kentucky Cavalry, Col., March 1862 Brig. Gen., Baton Rouge expedition, Tullahoma, Chickamauga (mortally wounded).

Henry Heth
Born: December 16 1825, Chesterfield County VA

Died: September 27 1899, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1847, frontier duty, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. of 45th Virginia, January 1862 Brig. Gen., Kentucky campaign, February 1863 joined ANV with a brigade in Hill's division, Chancellorsville, in Hill's corps at Gettysburg (wounded),
Bristoe Station, February 1864 Maj. Gen., Wilderness, Petersburg, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Insurance business, wrote memoirs.

Edward Higgins
Born: 1821, Norfolk VA

Died: January 31 1875, San Francisco CA

Prewar profession: Naval officer, officer on mail steamers.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 1st Louisiana Artillery, Lt. Col. of 21st Louisiana, defended Forts Jackson and St Philip (captured), exchanged soon after, commanded the 22nd Louisiana Artillery in the Vicksburg
defences (surrendered), exchanged, October 1863 Brig. Gen., Mobile, relieved of duty.

Postwar career: Insurance agent, importer, steamship agent.

Ambrose Powell Hill
Born: November 9 1825, Culpeper VA

Died: April 2 1865, Petersburg VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1847, Mexican War, Seminole war, resigned March 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. of 13th Virginia, February 1862 Brig. Gen., Williamsburg, May 1862 Maj. Gen., Seven Days in which his unit became known as Hill's Light Division, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, May 1863 Lt. Gen. in command of III Corps, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, Wilderness, Petersburg, killed by a Federal picket while rallying his troops after their line had been broken.

Benjamin Jefferson Hill
Born: June 13 1825, McMinnville TN

Died: January 5 1880, McMinnville TN

Prewar profession: Mercantile business, politician.

War service: 1861 Col. of 5th Tennessee Volunteers in the Provisional Army of Tennessee, Col. of 35th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry in Confederate service, Shiloh, Richmond KY, Murfreesboro, Missionary Ridge, provost marshal of the Army of Tennessee, Atlanta campaign, cavalry command in Hood's Tennessee campaign, November 1864 Brig. Gen., Selma.

Postwar career: Lawyer, businessman.

Daniel Harvey Hill
Born: July 12 1821, York District SC

Died: September 24 1889, Charlotte NC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Mexican War, resigned 1849, college professor, superintendent of North Carolina Military Institute.

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st North Carolina, Big Bethel, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded the Left Wing at Yorktown, Williamsburg, in Longstreet's command at Seven Pines, served under Jackson at Seven Days, Second Manassas, South Mountain, Sharpsburg (where he was falsely accused of losing Special Order 191), July 1863 appointed Lt. Gen. (never confirmed), Chickamauga, criticised Bragg who in turn unfairly accused Hill of delaying an attack, removed from command by President Davis, Petersburg, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Editor (The Land We Love, The Southern Home), college president.

Thomas Carmichael Hindman
Born: January 28 1828, Knoxville TN

Died: September 28 1868, Helena AR

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, politician, US congressman.

War service: 1861 raised 2nd Arkansas, Col., September 1861 Brig. Gen., Shiloh , April 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded the Dept. of Trans Mississippi, replaced following public opposition to his imposition of martial law, Prairie Grove, reassigned at his own request to the Army of Tennessee, Chickamauga (wounded),Atlanta campaign (wounded), unfit for further field duty.

Postwar career: Moved to Mexico, returned 1868, lawyer, assassinated - probably as a result of his opposition to carpetbaggers.

George Baird Hodge
Born: April 8 1828, Fleming County KY

Died: August 1 1892, Longwood FL

Prewar profession: US Naval Academy 1845, resigned 1850, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 Pvt in Confederate army, Confederate congressman, staff of Gen Breckenridge, Col., November 1863 appointed Brig. Gen. - not endorsed by Senate, commanded cavalry brigades under Wheeler and Forrest, August 1864 Brig. Gen. promotion resubmitted - not confirmed, commanded District of Southwest Mississippi and East Louisiana, charged with incompetency and cowardice - acquitted, relieved of command by Forrest.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician.

Joseph Lewis Hogg
Born: September 13 1806, Morgan County GA

Died: May 16 1862, Corinth MS

Prewar profession: Planter, Texas congressman, Mexican War, politician, lawyer.

War service: 1861 raised state troops, February 1862 Brig. Gen., went with his brigade to Corinth, died of dysentery.

Robert Frederick Hoke
Born: May 27 1837, Lincolnton NC

Died: July 3 1912, Raleigh NC

Prewar profession: Managed family businesses.

War service: 1861 2nd Lt., Maj., Lt. Col. of 33rd North Carolina, New Berne, Peninsula, Col. of 21st North Carolina, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, January 1863 Brig. Gen. in Early's division,
Chancellorsville (wounded), attacked the Plymouth NC garrison, April 1864 Maj. Gen., Petersburg, Fort Fisher, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Private business, railroad director.

W. I. Hoke
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 38th NC Inf., Acting Brig.Gen., in command of Post at Charlotte, NC

Postwar career: ?


Theophilus Hunter Holmes
Born: November 13 1804, Sampson County NC

Died: June 21 1880, Fayetteville NC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1829, frontier duty, Second Seminole War, Mexican War, garrison duty, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 organised state troops, June 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Confederate Army, First Manassas, October 1861 Maj. Gen., coastal defences in North Carolina, present at Malvern Hill but did
not fight, July 1862 command of Trans Mississippi, October 1862 Lt. Gen. - superseded by Kirby Smith, commanded District of Arkansas, commanded state reserves in North Carolina.

Postwar career: Farmer.

James Thadeus Holtzclaw
Born: December 17 1833, Henry County GA

Died: July 19 1893, Montgomery AL

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Maj. 18th Alabama, Shiloh (wounded), Lt. Col., Col., Chickamauga, Chattanooga, July 1864 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Mobile.

Postwar career: Lawyer, railroad commissioner.

John Bell Hood
Born: June 1 1831, Owingsville KY

Died: August 30 1879, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: 1853 West Point, frontier duty with 2nd Cavalry, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 1st Lt. of cavalry, recruitment duty, Yorktown, May 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of the Texas Brigade, served under G. W. Smith in the Peninsula campaign, in Whiting's division at Seven
Days, in Evans' division at Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, October 1862 Maj. Gen. in command of a division in Longstreet's corps, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg (wounded), Chickamauga (wounded),
leg amputated, February 1864 Lt. Gen., commanded a corps in Atlanta campaign, schemed to replace Johnston, ordered to replace Johnston at Atlanta with temporary rank of General, Jonesboro, Franklin, Nashville, January 1865 relieved at his own request.

Postwar career: Unsuccessful businessman, wrote memoirs, died of yellow fever.

Benjamin Huger
Born: November 22 1805, Charleston SC

Died: December 7 1877, Charleston SC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1825, topographical duty, artillery, toured Europe, Mexican War, superintended armories, resigned.

War service: 1861 joined Confederate army after the fall of Fort Sumter, June 1861 Brig. Gen., September 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded Dept of Norfolk - evacuated it as Union forces approached, divisional
command at Seven Pines, Seven Days, his performance was rated poorly, relieved of active command, inspection duties for the remainder of the War, transferred to Trans Mississippi.

Postwar career: Farmer.

William Young Conn Humes
Born: May 1 1830, Abingdon VA

Died: September 11 1882, Huntsville AL

Prewar profession: Teacher, lawyer.

War service: 1861 Lt. in artillery, Capt., commanded batteries at Island No. 10 (captured), soon exchanged, commanded horse artillery in Wheeler's corps, November 1863 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, Buck Head Creek, Monroe's Cross Roads NC (wounded), March 1865 Maj. Gen.

Postwar career: Lawyer

Benjamin Grubb Humphreys
Born: August 24 or 26 1808, Claiborne County MS

Died: December 20 1882, Leflore County MS

Prewar profession: West Point - entered 1825 but dismissed following a riot in 1826, lawyer, farmer, politician.

War service: 1861 raised a company in 21st Mississippi, Capt., Col., Seven Days, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, August 1863 Brig. Gen., Chickamauga, Knoxville, in Kershaw's division in the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Berryville (wounded), commanded a military district in Mississippi.

Postwar career: Insurance agent, planter.

Eppa Hunton
Born: September 22 1822, Fauquier County VA

Died: October 11 1908, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Teacher, lawyer, state militia (Brig. Gen.).

War service: 1861 recruited and equipped 8th Virginia, elected Col., First Manassas, Seven Days, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg (wounded), August 1863 Brig. Gen., Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Five Forks, Sayler's Creek (captured).

Postwar career: Lawyer, US congressman, US senator.
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 John Daniel Imboden
Born: February 16 1823, nr Staunton VA

Died: August 15 1895, Damascus VA

Prewar profession: Teacher, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 organised Staunton Artillery, Capt., captured US arsenal at Harper's Ferry, First Manassas, organised the 1st Virginia Partisan Rangers, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, January
1863 Brig. Gen., Gettysburg campaign, Early's Washington Raid, Shenandoah Valley campaign, contracted typhoid fever, prison duty.

Postwar career: Mining developer.

Alfred Iverson Jr.
Born: February 14 1829, Clinton GA

Died: March 31 1911, Atlanta GA

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, 1855 commissioned to 1st US Cavalry, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Provisional Confederate Army, Wilmington NC, recruited 20th North Carolina - Col., Seven Days (wounded), South Mountain, Sharpsburg, November 1862 Brig. Gen., in Rodes' division at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg - performed poorly on 1st day, as a result was sent to command state forces in Georgia, commanded a brigade in Wheelers' corps in 1864, defeated Union Gen. Stoneman
south of Atlanta.

Postwar career: Businessman, farmer.
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 Sidney D. Jackman
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. of the 7th (afterwards 16th) Missouri Inf., February 1865 Brig.Gen. Brigade composed of
the 7th Missouri, 2nd & Williams regs. Missouri State Guard Inf. Regs.

Postwar career: ?

Alfred Eugene Jackson
Born: January 11 1807, Davidson County TN

Died: October 30 1889, Jonesborough TN

Prewar profession: Farmer, merchant.

War service: 1861 Staff major, quartermaster, paymaster, East Tennessee, February 1863 Brig. Gen. in command of a composite brigade, raided in  Kentucky and southwest Virginia, light staff duty under Gen. Breckenridge.

Postwar career: Farmer

Henry Rootes Jackson
Born: June 24 1820, Athens GA

Died: May 23 1898, Savannah GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, judge, US ambassador to Austria.

War service: 1861 judge in Confederate courts, June 1861 Brig. Gen., Western Virginia campaign, Cheat Mountain, December 1861 Maj. Gen. of Georgia state troops, returned to Confederate service, Brig.
Gen. in Confederate Army September 1863, during Atlanta campaign organised state troops, commanded a brigade in Hood's Franklin and Nashville campaign, captured at Nashville.

Postwar career: Lawyer, minister to Mexico, railroad executive, banker.

John King Jackson
Born: February 8 1828, Augusta GA

Died: February 27 1866, Milledgeville GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, state militia.

War service: 1861 Col. of 5th Georgia, Pensacola, February 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded the post at Grand Junction TN, helped organise Army of Tennessee, commanded a brigade at Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Bridgeport AL, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, start of Atlanta campaign, commanded District of Florida, defence of Savannah.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

Thomas Jonathon "Stonewall" Jackson
Born: January 21 1824, Clarksburg VA

Died: May 10 1863, near Guiney's Station VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Mexican War, 1851 resigned from US army, professor at VMI.

War service: 1861 Maj. in Virginia militia, Col. of Confederate infantry, Harper's Ferry, June 1861 Brig. Gen., First Manassas, October 1861 Maj. Gen., Shenandoah Valley campaign - fought brilliantly,
Seven Days - fought poorly at times probably due to exhaustion, Groveton, commanded the Left Wing
at Second Manassas, corps command in Sharpsburg campaign, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, October
1862 Lt. Gen., Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville (mortally wounded).

William Hicks "Red" Jackson
Born: October 1 1835, Paris TN

Died: March 30 1903, nr Nashville TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1856, Texas and New Mexico indian campaigns, resigned
May 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Confederate artillery, Belmont (wounded), Col. of 1st Tennessee Cavalry, Holly Springs, December 1862 Brig. Gen., Vicksburg campaign, Meridian campaign, Atlanta
campaign, served under Forrest, rear guard in retreat from Nashville, fought in Forrest's later
campaigns.

Postwar career: Horse breeder.

William Lowther "Mudwall" Jackson
Born: February 3 1825, Clarksburg WV

Died: March 24 1890, Louisville KY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, judge, politician, lieutenant governor of Virginia.

War service: 1861 Pvt., Col. of 31st Virginia, Western Virginia, staff of Gen. T J Jackson until Fredericksburg, recruited a regiment to operate in western Virginia, Col. of 19th Virginia Cavalry,
joined Jenkins' brigade in the Shenandoah Valley, commanded a brigade in Early's raid on
Washington, Shenandoah Valley campaign, December 1864 Brig. Gen., refused to surrender at War's end.

Postwar career: Went to Mexico, returned to West Virginia but was unable to practice law, moved to Kentucky, judge.

Albert Gallatin Jenkins
Born: November 10 1830, Cabell County VA

Died: May 21 1864, Cloyd's Mountain VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, US congressman, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 8th Virginia Cavalry, Col., Alleghany Mountains, February 1862 elected to Confederate congress, August 1862 Brig. Gen., raided in western Virginia and Ohio, in Sturat's cavalry
in the Gettysburg campaign, Gettysburg (wounded), Cloyd's Mountain (wounded), died following amputation of his arm.

Micah Jenkins
Born: December 1 1835, Edisto Is. SC

Died: May 6 1864, Wilderness VA

Prewar profession: Helped establish a military school.

War service: 1861 raised 5th South Carolina - Col., First Manassas, Peninsula, Seven Pines, Seven Days, July 1862 Brig. Gen., Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, in Picketts' division at Fredericksburg, Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Wilderness (mortally wounded).

Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson
Born: February 8 1834, Henderson KY

Died: October 20 1922, Burnet TX

Prewar profession: Surveyor, indian scout, mail contractor.

War service: 1861 enlisted by Bedford Forrest as a scout, Fort Donelson, partisan ranger activity in Kentucky, Col., joined John Hunt Morgan's command, captured the town of Newburg, IN with only 12 men and a stovepipe disguised as a cannon in 1862, Ohio raid, June 1864 Brig. Gen., at Grubb's Cross Roads was shot and blinded by his own troops (captured), soon exchanged, continued to serve.

Postwar career: Dictated memoirs.

Bradley Tyler Johnson
Born: September 29 1829, Frederick MD

Died: October 5 1903, Amelia VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, state's attorney.

War service: 1861 recruited 1st Maryland (CSA) - Maj., First Manassas, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas campaign, June 1864 Brig. Gen. in command of a cavalry brigade, Early's Washington raid, executed the order to burn Chambersburg, Shenandoah Valley campaign, prison duty.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, writer.

Bushrod Rust Johnson
Born: October 7 1817, Belmont County OH

Died: September 12 1880, Brighton IL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1840, Seminole war, Mexican War, resigned 1847, teacher.

War service: 1861 Col. of engineers, Jan 1862 Brig. Gen., Fort Donelson, Shiloh (wounded), Kentucky campaign, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Knoxville, Bermuda Hundred, May 1864 Maj. Gen., Crater, Sayler's Creek, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Chancellor of University of Nashville, farmer.

Edward "Old Alleghany" Johnson
Born: April 16 1816, Salisbury VA

Died: March 2 1873, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1838, Seminole war, Mexican War, frontier duty, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. 12th Georgia, December 1861 Brig. Gen., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, McDowell (wounded), convalesced for one year, February 1863 Maj. Gen., commanded a division in Ewell's II Corps at Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania (captured), soon exchanged, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Nashville (captured), released after the end of the war.

Postwar career: Farmer

Albert Sidney Johnston
Born: February 2 1803, Washington KY

Died: April 6 1862, Pittsburg Landing TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1826, Black Hawk war, Mexican War, fought for Texas independence, Col. US 2nd Cavalry, Utah expedition, commanded Dept of the Pacific, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 full General in command of Confederate Dept No 2, had insufficient troops to hold a very large area, concentrated his army at Corinth,
Shiloh (mortally wounded).

George Doherty Johnston
Born: May 30 1832, Hillsborough NC

Died: December 8 1910, Tuscaloosa AL

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician

War service: 1861 2nd Lt. in 4th Alabama, First Manassas, Maj. in 25th Alabama, Shiloh, Col., Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Atlanta campaign, July 1864 Brig. Gen., Ezra Church (wounded), Franklin and Nashville campaign.

Postwar career: Superintendent of military academy, civil servant, state senator.

Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Born: February 3 1807, Farmville VA

Died: March 21 1891, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1829, frontier duty, resigned 1837, civil engineer, commissioned in US army 1838, Mexican War, June 1860 Brig. Gen., resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. Gen. of Virginia troops, May 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate army, Harper's Ferry, First Manassas, August 1861 General in command of ANV, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines (wounded) - command passed to R E Lee, commanded Department of the West, Vicksburg campaign, commanded the Army of Tennessee, Atlanta campaign, July 1864 relieved of command at Atlanta, February 1865 restored to command, Carolinas campaign, surrendered to Sherman.

Postwar career: US congressman, commissioner of railroads, wrote memoirs.

Robert Daniel Johnston
Born: March 19 1837, Lincoln County NC

Died: February 1 1919, Winchester VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Lt. in state militia

War service: 1861 Capt. in 23rd North Carolina, Peninsula campaign, Lt. Col., Seven Pines (wounded), Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (wounded), September 1863 Brig. Gen., in Rodes' division at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Shenandoah Valley campaign.

Postwar career: Lawyer, banker

David Rumph "Neighbor" Jones
Born: April 5 1825, Orangeburg Dist. SC

Died: January 15 1863, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, Mexican War, garrison duty, instructor at West Point, adjutant general's dept, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. and chief of staff to P G T Beauregard, Fort Sumter, June 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Army, First Manassas, commanded a division under Magruder in the Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, commanded a division under Longstreet at Second Manassas, fought well at Thoroughfare Gap, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, September 1862 Maj. Gen., died of heart disease.

John Marshall Jones
Born: July 26 1820, Charlottesville VA

Died: May 5 1864, Wilderness VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1841, instructor at West Point, frontier duty, Utah expedition, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. of artillery, Lt. Col., staff officer, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, May 1863 Brig. Gen. commanding a brigade in Johnson's division, Gettysburg (wounded), Mine Run (wounded), Wilderness (killed).

John Robert Jones
Born: March 12 1827, Harrisonburg VA

Died: April 1 1901, Harrisonburg VA

Prewar profession: Teacher, principal of military academy.

War service: 1861 recruited and commanded a company in 33rd Virginia, First Manassas, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Lt. Col., June 1862 Brig. Gen. (never confirmed by the Confederate senate)
in Jackson's division, Gaines' Mill, Malvern Hill (wounded), Sharpsburg (wounded), Chancellorsville - left the field because of an ulcerated leg, relived of duty, cashiered for cowardice, captured at Smithburg TN, imprisoned for the rest of the war.

Postwar career: Businessman, court official.

Samuel Jones
Born: December 17 1819, Powhatan County VA

Died: July 31 1887, Bedford Springs VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1841, garrison duty, West Point instructor, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of artillery, Col., chief of artillery to P G T Beauregard, First Manassas, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded Dept of Alabama and West Florida, Corinth, March 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Dept of East Tennessee, commanded Dept of Western Virginia, commanded Dept of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, commanded Dist. of South Carolina, commanded Military Dist. of Florida.

Postwar career: Farmer, US advocate general, judge advocate general.

William Edmondson "Grumble" Jones
Born: May 9 1824, Washington County VA

Died: June 5 1864, Piedmont VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1848, frontier duty, resigned 1857, farmer

War service: 1861 organised Washington Mounted Rifles - Capt., First Manassas, Col. of 1st Virginia Cavalry, 7th Virginia Cavalry, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, September 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Valley Dist., April-May 1863 successfully raided western Virginia, Gettysburg campaign, Brandy Station, October 1863 court martialled by J E B Stuart, found guilty, transferred to Dept of Western Virginia, raided successfully, Knoxville campaign, Piedmont (killed).

Thomas Jordan
Born: September 30 1819, Luray VA

Died: November 27 1895, New York NY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1840, Seminole war, Mexican War, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col., staff of P G T Beauregard, First Manassas, Shiloh, April 1862 Brig. Gen., staff of Bragg in army of Tennessee, staff of Beauregard in defence of Charleston.

Postwar career: Newspaper editor, Cuban revolutionary, contributed to Battles and Leaders.
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 John Herbert Kelly
Born: March 31 1840, Pickens County AL

Died: September 4 1864, Franklin TN

Prewar profession: West Point resigned December 1860.

War service: 1861 2nd Lt. of artillery, Capt. on Hardee's staff, Maj. in 14th Arkansas, Shiloh, Col. of 8th Arkansas, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, November 1863 Brig. Gen., cavalry command under Wheeler, Atlanta campaign, mortally wounded during a raid on Sherman's communications.

James Lawson Kemper
Born: June 11 1823, Madison County VA

Died: April 7 1895, Orange Cty VA

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 Col. of 7th Virginia, First Manassas, June 1862 Brig. Gen. (in Longstreet's division), Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Manassas, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg (w,c), exchanged in 1864, staff duty in Richmond, September 1864 Maj. Gen., defence of Richmond.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, governor.

John Doby Kennedy
Born: January 5 1840, Camden SC

Died: April 14 1896, Camden SC

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Capt. in 2nd South Carolina, First Manassas (wounded), Col., Seven Days, Sharpsburg campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (wounded), Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Cedar Creek, December 1864 Brig. Gen., Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Elected to US congress but was denied his seat for refusing the Ironclad Oath, state politician.

Joseph Brevard Kershaw
Born: January 5 1822, Camden SC

Died: April 13 1894, Camden SC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician.

War service: 1861 raised 2nd South Carolina - Col., commanded at Morris Island during the Fort Sumter bombardment, First Manassas, February 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade in McLaws' division, Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, May 1864 Maj. Gen., commanded a division in Longstreet's corps, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Sayler's Creek (surrendered).

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, judge, postmaster.

William H. King
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 18th TX Inf., April 1864 Brig.Gen., assigned to the command of Walker's Div. of Inf., Trans-Mississippi Dept., afterward in command of a TX brigade in Gen. Polignac's div.

Postwar career: ?

William Whedbee Kirkland
Born: February 13 1833, Hillsboro NC

Died: May 12 1915, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Entered West Point in 1852 but did not graduate, commissioned US Marine Corps 1855, resigned 1860.

War service: 1861 Capt., Col. of 21st North Carolina, First Manassas, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, First Winchester (wounded), chief of staff to Cleburne at Murfreesboro, returned to his regiment before Gettysburg, August 1863 Brig. Gen. in Heth's division, Bristoe Station (wounded), Wilderness, Spotsylvania, wounded near Gaines' Mill, transferred to North Carolina, Fort Fisher,
Bentonville.

Postwar career: Commission agent, postal official.
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 Julius A. De Lagnel
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: 1861 Captain Corps of Art.CSA, July 1862 Maj. 20th Battalion VA Art., April 1862 Brig.Gen. Declined the appointment. On duty in the Ordnance Bureau at Richmond, VA

Postwar career: ?

James Henry Lane
Born: July 28 1833, Mathews Court House VA

Died: September 21 1907, Auburn AL

Prewar profession: VMI, professor at VMI and NCMI

War service: 1861 elected Maj. of 1st North Carolina Volunteers, Big Bethel, Col. of 28th North Carolina, Seven Days (wounded), Sharpsburg, November 1862 Brig. Gen. in brigade command (Hill's division),
Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor (wounded), Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Teacher, college professor.

Walter Paye Lane
Born: February 18 1817, County Cork, Ireland

Died: January 28 1892, Marshall TX

Prewar profession: Emigrated to US 1821, Texas War for Independence, sailor, farmer, indian fighter, teacher, Mexican War, gold miner.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. in 3rd Texas Cavalry, Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern, Corinth, service in Louisiana, Red River campaign, Mansfield (wounded), March 1865 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Merchant, wrote memoirs.

Evander McIvor Law
Born: August 7 1836, Darlington SC

Died: October 31 1920, Bartow FL

Prewar profession: Teacher in miliary academy.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 4th Alabama, Pensacola, Lt. Col., First Manassas, Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, October 1862 Brig. Gen. in Hood's division, Fredericksburg,
Gettysburg, not chosen by Longstreet to command Hood's division, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, resigned December 1863 following argument with division commander Micah Jenkins, not court martialled despite Longstreet's urging, returned to command, in Field's division at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor (wounded), Carolinas campaign, April 1865 Maj.Gen.

Postwar career: Educator, newspaperman.

Alexander Robert Lawton
Born: November 4 1818, Beaufort Dist. SC

Died: July 2 1896, Clifton Springs NY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1839, resigned 1841, lawyer, railroad administrator, politician.

War service: 1861 commanded state troops at Fort Pulaski GA, April 1861 Brig. Gen., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg (wounded), August 1863 quartermaster general.

Postwar career: Politician, lawyer, US minister to Austria.

Danville Leadbetter
Born: August 26 1811, Leeds ME

Died: September 26 1866, Clifton, Canada

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1836, engineering duties, resigned 1852, chief engineer of Alabama, advised on the defence of Mobile Bay.

War service: 1861 Col. of engineers, acting chief of Bureau of Engineers, advised on coastal fortifications, superintended construction in East Tennessee, arranged lines at Chattanooga, Knoxville, defence of Mobile.

Postwar career: Moved to Mexico, Canada.

Edwin Gray Lee
Born: May 27 1836, Loudoun County VA

Died: August 24 1870, Yellow Sulphur Springs VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 2nd Lt. in 33rd Virginia, aide to Jackson at First Manassas, Maj. in 33rd Virginia, Lt. Col., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Col., Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, resigned because of ill health, returned to duty, assigned to Richmond, recruited in Shenandoah Valley, September 1864 Brig. Gen. (later rejected by senate), November 1864 again resigned
for health reasons, escaped to Montreal.

Postwar career: Returned to Virginia, died of lung disease.

Fitzhugh Lee
Born: November 19 1835, Fairfax County VA

Died: April 28 1905, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1856, frontier duty, instructor at West Point, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 1st Lt., staff officer in Peninsula campaign, Lt. Col. in 1st Virginia Cavalry, July 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade in the Sharpsburg campaign, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, August
1863 Maj. Gen., Third Winchester (wounded), chief of cavalry in ANV towards the end of the war.

Postwar career: Farmer, governor, consul general at Havana, Maj. Gen. of US Volunteers in Spanish-American war.

George Washington Custis Lee
Born: September 16 1832, Fortress Monroe VA

Died: February 18 1913, Fairfax County VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1854, engineer duties, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. of engineers, built fortifications around Richmond, staff of President Davis, June 1863 Brig. Gen., October 1864 Maj. Gen., fought in retreat from Petersburg, Sayler's Creek (surrendered).

Postwar career: Teacher at VMI, president of Washington and Lee College.

Robert Edward Lee
Born: January 19 1807, Westmoreland County VA

Died: October 12 1870, Lexington VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1829, engineering duty, Mexican War, superintendent
of West Point, 2nd Cavalry, commanded the forces that captured John Brown's body of men at
Harper's Ferry, refused the offer of command of US forces at the outbreak of the War, resig.

War service: 1861 commander in chief of forces of Virginia, May 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate army, commanded forces in West Virginia, examined coastal defences, August 1861 full General, military
adviser to President Davis, took over command of ANV after J. E. Johnston was wounded, commanded ANV until the surrender at Appotomattox, in 1865 he ws made General in Chief of the Armies
of the Confederate States.

Postwar career: President of Washington (later Washington and Lee) College.

Stephen Dill Lee
Born: September 22 1833, Charleston SC

Died: May 28 1908, Vicksburg MS

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1854, artillery and staff duty, resigned February 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. on Beauregard's staff, Fort Sumter, ANV artillery, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, November 1862 Brig. Gen., chief of Pemberton's artillery, Vicksburg campaign, Vicksburg
(surrendered), exchanged one month later, August 1863 Maj. Gen., cavalry command in the Dept. of Alabama Mississippi and East Louisiana, June 1864 Lt. Gen., command of corps in Army of Tennessee,
Ezra Church, Franklin and Nashville campaign (wounded), Carolinascampaign.

Postwar career: Farmer, politician, college president.

William Henry Fitzhugh "Rooney" Lee  
Born: May 31 1837, "Arlington" VA

Died: October 15 1891, Alexandria VA

Prewar profession: Commissioned into US army 1857, resigned 1859, planter.

War service: 1861 Capt. in cavalry, Maj., Western Virginia, Lt. Col., Col. of 9th Virginia Cavalry, Virginia operations, South Mountain, September 1862 Brig. Gen., Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Brandy Station (wounded), captured while recuperating, April 1864 Maj. Gen., Petersburg, second in command of cavalry at Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Farmer, politician, US congressman.

Collett Leventhorpe
Born: May 15 1815, Exmouth, England

Died: December 1 1889, Wilkes Cty NC

Prewar profession: 1832 commissioned in 14th Regiment of Foot in British Army, colonial duty, emigrated to US in 1842.

War service: 1861 elected Col. of 34th North Carolina, Col. of 11th North Carolina, North Carolina coastal defences, joined the ANV in 1863, Gettysburg (wounded), captured in the retreat to Virginia, released nine months later, April 1864 Brig. Gen. of state troops, operated in Roanoke River and Weldon Railroad area, February 1865 Brig. Gen. - refused the appointment.

Postwar career: Businessman.

Joseph Horace Lewis
Born: October 29 1824, Barren County KY

Died: July 6 1904, Scott County KY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 organised 6th Kentucky - Col., Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, September 1863 Brig. Gen. in command of the Orphan Brigade, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, brigade was then mounted and served in Wheeler's corps, Carolinas campaign, President Davis' escort.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, US congressman, judge.

William Gaston Lewis
Born: September 3 1835, Rocky Mount NC

Died: January 7 1901, Goldsboro NC

Prewar profession: Teacher, surveyor, railroad engineer.

War service: 1861 Lt. in 1st North Carolina, Big Bethel, Maj. in 33rd North Carolina, New Berne, Lt. Col. of 43rd North Carolina, Second Winchester, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, Mine Run, Plymouth NC, Petersburg, May 1864 Brig. Gen., Early's Washington raid, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Appotomattox campaign (w,c).

Postwar career: Civil engineer.

St. John Richardson Liddell
Born: September 6 1815, near Woodville MS

Died: February 14 1870, on a steamboat on the Black River

Prewar profession: West Point but resigned after 1 year in 1834, planter.

War service: 1861 volunteer adc to Gen. Hardee with rank of Col., courier for A S Johnston, commanded a brigade at Corinth under Cleburne, July 1862 Brig. Gen., Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga,
District commands in Trans Mississippi, Red River campaign, defence of Mobile, Fort Blakely (captured).

Postwar career: Planter.

Robert Doak Lilley
Born: January 28 1836, Greenville VA

Died: November 12 1886, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Salesman.

War service: 1861 Recruited Augusta Lee Guards (36th Virginia) - Capt., Western Virginia, McDowell, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Maj., served with Imboden in Western Virginia, Gettysburg campaign, Lt. Col., Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, May 1864 Brig. Gen. in command of Early's old brigade, Early's Washington raid Stephenson's Depot (w,c), freed after four days, commanded reserve forces in Shenandoah Valley.

Postwar career: Financial agent for Washington College.

Lewis Henry Little
Born: March 19 1817, Baltimore MD

Died: September 19 1862, Iuka MS

Prewar profession: Commissioned into US army 1839, Mexican War, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of artillery, staff of Sterling Price, Elkhorn Tavern, April 1862 Brig. Gen., divisional command under Bragg, Iuka (killed).

Thomas Muldrup Logan
Born: November 3 1840, Charleston SC

Died: August 11 1914, New York NY

Prewar profession: Student

War service: 1861 served as a volunteer during the Fort Sumter bombardment, helped to organise the Hampton Legion - 1st Lt., First Manassas, Capt., Gaines' Mill (wounded), Second Manassas, Sharpsburg,
Maj., Lt. Col., Chickamauga, Knoxville, Col., Petersburg campaign, Brig. Gen. February 1865, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Railroad developer, businessman.

Lunsford Lindsay Lomax
Born: November 4 1835, Newport RI

Died: May 28 1913, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1856, frontier duty, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. of Virginia state troops, staff officer in Tennessee, 1863 Col. of 11th Virginia Cavalry, Imboden's raid, Brandy Station, Gettysburg campaign, July 1863 Brig. Gen., Overland campaign, August 1864 Maj. Gen., Yellow Tavern, Shenandoah Valley campaign, command of Valley District.

Postwar career: Farmer, college president.

Armistead Lindsay Long
Born: September 3 1825, Campbell County VA

Died: April 29 1891, Charlottesville VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1850, artillery duty, resigned June 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of artillery, Loring's staff in Western Virginia, Col. as military secretary to Lee when he became commander of ANV, commander of II Corps artillery, September 1863 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Canal engineer, although blind wrote a biography of R E Lee.

James "Old Pete" Longstreet
Born: January 8 1821, Edgefield Dist. SC

Died: January 2 1904, Gainesville GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Indian campaigns, Mexican War, resigned June 1861

War service: 1861 Brig. Gen., First Manassas, October 1861 Maj. Gen. in command of a division, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Manassas campaign, Corps command at Sharpsburg, October 1862 Lt. Gen. in command of I Corps of ANV, Fredericksburg, Suffolk campaign, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Knoxville, Wilderness (wounded), defence of Richmond, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Insurance agent, lottery supervisor, US minister to Turkey, wrote memoirs.

William Wing "Old Blizzards" Loring
Born: December 4 1818, Wilmington NC

Died: December 30 1886, New York NY

Prewar profession: Planter, lawyer, politician, soldier, Seminole war, Mexican War, resigned May 1861 as a full Col.

War service: 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded forces in western Virginia, Cheat Mountain, February 1862 Maj. Gen. in command of the Army of Southwestern Virginia, corps command in Army of Mississippi,
blocked Grant's advance on Vicksburg, corps command in Army of Tennessee, Atlanta campaign, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Fled abroad, service of Khedive of Egypt, returned to US, wrote memoirs.

Mansfield Lovell
Born: October 20 1822, Washington DC

Died: June 1 1884, New York NY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Mexican War, 1954 resigned from US army, businessman.

War service: 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded defences of New Orleans, Corinth, relieved of command because of his failure at New Orleans, absolved of charges of incompetence by a court of inquiry but given no further appointment.

Postwar career: Civil engineer.

Mark Perrin Lowrey
Born: December 30 1828, McNairy County TN

Died: February 27 1885, Middleton TN

Prewar profession: Bricklayer, Mexican War, minister.

War service: 1861 Col. of 4th Regt of Mississippi state troops (a sixty day regiment), raised 32nd Mississippi - Col., Perryville, Kentucky campaign, Chickamauga, October 1863 Brig. Gen., Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, commanded a division at Jonesborough, brigade command in Franklin campaign, division command at Nashville, March 1865 resigned commission.

Postwar career: Minister, college professor.

Robert Lowrey
Born: March 10 1830, Chesterfield Dist. SC

Died: January 19 1910, Jackson MS

Prewar profession: Merchant, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 6th Mississippi, Maj., Shiloh (wounded), Col., Vicksburg campaign, Atlanta campaign, Franklin, brigade command at Nashville, February 1865 Brig. Gen., Bentonville.

Postwar career: Politician, governor.

Hylan Benton Lyon
Born: February 22 1836, Caldwell County KY

Died: April 25 1907, Eddyville KY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1856, artillery service, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. of artillery, Lt. Col. in 8th Kentucky, Fort Donelson, Holly Springs, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, brigade command in Forrest's cavalry, Brice's Cross Roads, June 1864 Brig. Gen., Franklin
and Nashville campaign, command of Dist. of Western Kentucky.

Postwar career: Went to Mexico, returned to US, farmer, prison commissioner.
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 H. P. Mabrey
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: April 1862 Col. 3rd TX Cav., March 1862 Brig.Gen. Prov. Army, Brigade composed of 4th & 6th MS cav., 38th Reg MS mounted inf., 14th reg.Conf. Cav., 14th & 17th AR Cav, consolidated, and a battery of art.

Postwar career: ?

William Whann Mackall
Born: January 18 1817, Cecil County MD

Died: August 12 1891, Fairfax County VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1837, Seminole War, Mexican War, 1861 appointed Lt. Col. and Adjutant general USA but declined the promotion, resigned July 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. in Adjutant general's dept, staff of A S Johnston, February 1862 Brig. Gen., Island No 10 (captured), exchanged, district commands, chief of staff to Bragg in Army of Tennessee,
relieved at his own request, brigade command in Mississippi, chief of staff to J E Johnston, declined to serve under Hood, saw no more active service.

Postwar career: Farmer, real estate speculator.

John Bankhead "Prince John" Magruder
Born: May 1 1807, Port Royal VA

Died: February 18 1871, Houston TX

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1830, Seminole War, Mexican War, artillery duty, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Col., Big Bethel, June 1861 Brig. Gen., October 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded a Wing in Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines, Malvern Hill, loss of command due to "drunkenness and recklessness", command of Dist. of Texas, led the capture of Galveston.

Postwar career: Joined the forces of Emperor Maximilian in Mexico, returned to Texas.

William Mahone
Born: December 1 1826, Southampton County VA

Died: October 8 1895, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Teacher, railroad engineer, railroad president.

War service: 1861 Col. of 6th Virginia, Norfolk, November 1861 Brig. Gen., brigade under Huger at Seven Pines, Seven Days, in R H Anderson's division at Second Manassas (wounded), Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Crater, July 1864 Maj. Gen. in divisional command in Hill's III Corps, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Railroad president, politician, US senator.

James Patrick Major
Born: May 14 1836, Fayette MO

Died: May 7 1877, Austin TX

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1856, cavalry duty, resigned March 1861.

War service: 1861 staff officer, Lt. Col. in Missouri State Guard, Wilson's Creek, chief of artillery to Van Dorn, Col. of Texas cavalry regiments in Louisiana, July 1863 Brig. Gen., Red River campaign,
Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, led a brigade of cavalry in Wharton's command.

Postwar career: Lived in France, planter in Louisiana and Texas.

George Earl Maney
Born: August 24 1826, Franklin TN

Died: February 9 1901, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Mexican War, US army, resigned 1848, lawyer.

War service: 1861 Capt. 11th Tennessee, Col. 1st Tennessee, Cheat Mountain, Shiloh, April 1862 Brig. Gen. in Cheatham's division, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Atlanta campaign, Jonesboro, relieved of combat duty.

Postwar career: Railroad president, diplomatic posts in South America.

Arthur Middleton Manigault
Born: October 26 1824, Charleston SC

Died: August 17 1886, South Island SC

Prewar profession: Commission agent, Mexican War.

War service: 1860 Capt. of militia, Lt Col. in staff of Beauregard, Fort Sumter, Col. of 19th South Carolina, commander of First Military District, brigade command in Army of Tennessee, Corinth, Murfreesboro,
April 1863 Brig. Gen., Chickamauga, Atlanta campaign, Resaca (wounded), Ezra Church, Franklin (wounded).

Postwar career: Planter, adjutant and inspector general for South Carolina.

John Sappington Marmaduke
Born: March 14 1833, near Arrow Rock MO

Died: December 28 1887, Jefferson City MO

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1857, Utah expedition, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. of Missouri State Guard, Lt. Col. of 1st Arkansas Battalion, Col. of 3rd Confederate Infantry, Shiloh (wounded), November 1862 Brig. Gen., Prairie Grove, command of a cavalry division
in Trans Mississippi, Red River campaign, Price's Missouri raid (captured), March 1865 Maj. Gen. (while still in prison).

Postwar career: Insurance agent, editor, governor.

Humphrey Marshall
Born: January 13 1812, Frankfort KY

Died: March 28 1872, Louisville KY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1832, resigned 1833, lawyer, Mexican War, US congressman, US minister to China.

War service: October 1861 Brig. Gen., brigade command in western Virginia, resigned June 1862, June 1862 reappointed Brig. Gen., ordered to take part in Bragg's Kentucky campaign, did not distinguish
himself, no further major assignments, resigned June 1863, elected to Confederate Congress.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

James Green Martin
Born: February 14 1819, Elizabeth City NC

Died: October 4 1878, Asheville NC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1840, Mexican War, frontier duty, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 adjutant general for North Carolina forces, September 1861 Maj. Gen. of North Carolina militia, May 1862 Brig. Gen., resigned July, reappointed August 1862, command of a brigade of North Carolina regiments, New Berne, Drewry's Bluff, Petersburg, administrative duty in North Carolina.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

William Thompson Martin
Born: March 25 1823, Glasgow KY

Died: March 16 1910, Natchez MS

Prewar profession: Lawyer, district attorney.

War service: 1861 raised a cavalry troop, Maj. in 2nd Mississippi Cavalry, Col. of Jeff Davis Legion, Stuart's Ride around McClellan, aide to R E Lee, December 1862 Brig. Gen., division command in Wheeler's cavalry corps, Tullahoma campaign, Chickamauga, November 1863 Maj. Gen., Knoxville, Atlanta campaign, had differences with Wheeler and was relieved of command, command of Dist. of Northwest Mississippi.

Postwar career: Politician, railroad president.

Dabney Herndon Maury
Born: May 21 1822, Fredericksburg VA

Died: January 11 1900, Peoria IL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, Mexican War, teacher at West Point, frontier duty, superintendent of cavalry school at Carlisle PA, dismissed from US Army June 1861 (a resignation not having been accepted).

War service: 1861 Capt. of cavalry, Col. and chief of staff to Van Dorn, Elkhorn Tavern, March 1862 Brig. Gen., Iuka, Corinth, November 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded the Dist. of the Gulf, defended Mobile
Bay.

Postwar career: Teacher, founder of SHS, US minister to Colombia, wrote memoirs.

Samuel Bell Maxey
Born: March 30 1825, Tompkinsville KY

Died: August 16 1895, Eureka Springs AR

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, Mexican War, resigned US Army 1849, lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 organised 9th Texas - Col., joined A S Johnston in Kentucky, March 1862 Brig. Gen., Port Hudson, Vicksburg campaign, command of Indian Territory, Red River campaign, April 1864 Maj. Gen. (not confirmed).

Postwar career: Lawyer, US senator.

John McCausland
Born: September 13 1836, St Louis MO

Died: January 22 1927, Mason Cty WV

Prewar profession: VMI, assistant professor at VMI.

War service: 1861 recruited 36th Virginia - Col., Fort Donelson, operations in Southwestern Virginia, Cloyd's Mountain, May 1864 Brig. Gen., led cavalry in the Shenandoah valley, burned Chambersburg on Early's orders, Petersburg, Five Forks, broke through Union lines at Appotomattox rather than surrender.

Postwar career: Fled to Europe and Mexico, farmer.

William McComb
Born: November 21 1828, Mercer County PA

Died: July 21 1918, Louisa County VA

Prewar profession: Manufacturer

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 14th Tennessee, 2nd Lt., Cheat Mountain, Maj., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Pines, Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Lt. Col., Second Manassas, Col., Sharpsburg (wounded), Chancellorsville (wounded), Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, January 1865 Brig. Gen., Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Farmer.

John Porter McCown
Born: August 19 1815, Sevierville TN

Died: January 22 1879, Little Rock AR

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1840, artillery service, Mexican War, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col., Col. in command of artillery corps in the Provisional army of Tennessee, October 1861 Brig. Gen., Belmont, New Madrid, Fort Pillow, March 1862 Maj. Gen. in command of the Army of the West, commanded Dept of East Tennessee, divisional command of the Army of Tennessee, Murfreesboro, court martialled for disobedience, relieved of rank and pay for 6 months, quarrelled
with Bragg and President Davis, saw little service after that.

Postwar career: Teacher, farmer.

T. H. McCray
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 31st AR Inf., Brig.Gen. commanding 3rd Brigade, McCown's Div., Army of TN.

Postwar career: ?

Ben McCulloch
Born: November 11 1811, Rutherford County TN

Died: March 7 1862, Pea Ridge AR

Prewar profession: Soldier, surveyor, Texas Ranger.

War service: May 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded in Indian Territory, commanded troops in Northern Arkansas and Southern Missouri, Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern (killed).

Henry Eustace McCulloch
Born: December 6 1816, Rutherford County TN

Died: March 12 1895, Rockport TX

Prewar profession: Farmer, sheriff, Mexican War, Texas Ranger, politician, US marshal.

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Texas Mounted Rifles, frontier duty in Texas, March 1862 Brig. Gen., Vicksburg campaign, district command in Texas.

Postwar career: Farmer.

Samuel McGowan
Born: October 9 1819, Laurens Dist. SC

Died: August 9 1897, Abbeville SC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician, Maj. Gen. of militia.

War service: 1861 commanded a militia brigade at Fort Sumter, staff officer at First Manassas, Lt. Col. in 14th South Carolina, Col., Seven Days (wounded), Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas (wounded), Fredericksburg, January 1863 Brig. Gen. in Hill's division, Chancellorsville (wounded), Wilderness, Spotsylvania (wounded), Petersburg campaign, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Elected to Congress but denied his seat, politician, judge.

James McQueen McIntosh
Born: 1828, Fort Brooke FL

Died: March 7 1862, Pea Ridge AR

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, frontier duty, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. of cavalry, Col. of 2nd Arkansas Mounted Rifles, January 1862 Brig. Gen. in Confederate Provisional Army, Elkhorn Tavern (killed).

J. A. McMurry
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 34th TN Inf., Brig.Gen., Commanding Maney's brigade, 2nd Div.,1st Corps, Army of MS.

Postwar career: ?

Lafayette McLaws
Born: January 15 1821, Augusta GA

Died: July 24 1897, Savannah GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Mexican War, resigned March 1861.

War service: 1861 organised 10th Georgia - Col., September 1861 Brig. Gen., served under Magruder in the Peninsula campaign, May 1862 Maj. Gen., division command in Longstreet's corps, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Knoxville, relieved of his command by Longstreet, transferred to Georgia, served under J E Johnston.

Postwar career: Insurance agent, internal revenue collector, postmaster.

Evander McNair
Born: April 15 1820, Richmond County NC

Died: November 13 1902, Hattiesburg MS

Prewar profession: Merchant, Mexican War.

War service: 1861 raised an infantry battalion which became 4th Arkansas - Col., Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern, brigade command at Richmond KY, November 1861 Brig. Gen., Murfreesboro, Vicksburg campaign, Chickamauga (wounded), brigade command in Trans Mississippi, Price's Missouri raid.

Postwar career: Businessman.

Dandridge McRae
Born: October 10 1829, Baldwin County AL

Died: April 23 1899, Searcy AR

Prewar profession: Lawyer, court clerk, inspector general of state troops.

War service: 1861 Maj. in 3rd Bn of Arkansas Infantry, Col. of 21st Arkansas, Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern, November 1862 Brig. Gen., criticised by Gen. Holmes for his troops' lack of discipline, Vicksburg
campaign, Red River campaign, resigned commission in 1864.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician.

William McRae
Born: September 9 1834, Wilmington NC

Died: February 11 1882, Augusta GA

Prewar profession: Civil engineer.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in Monroe Light Infantry, Capt. when it became part of 15th North Carolina, Lt. Col., Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Col., service in North Carolina,
Bristoe campaign, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, June 1864 Brig. Gen. (temporary - later confirmed), Petersburg campaign, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Railroad superintendent.

Hugh Weedon Mercer
Born: November 27 1808, Fredericksburg VA

Died: June 9 1877, Baden-Baden, Germany

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1828, resigned 1835, bank cashier, militia officer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Georgia, October 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded defences of Savannah, Atlanta campaign, commanded Walker's division, relieved through illness, sent to Savannah.

Postwar career: Banker, commission merchant.

W. R. Miles
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. Miles' LA Legion, 1864 Brig.Gen. assigned to the command of NE MS; afterward with Major-General D.H. Maury.

Postwar career: ?

William Miller
Born: August 3 1820, Ithaca NY

Died: August 8 1909, Point Washington FL

Prewar profession: Mexican War, lawyer, sawmill owner.

War service: 1861 Maj. in command of a battalion, Bragg's invasion of Kentucky, Perryville, Murfreesboro (wounded), in charge of a conscription bureau in Florida, August 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded reserve forces in Florida, commanded Dist. of Florida.

Postwar career: Lumber business, farming business, politician.

Young Marshall Moody
Born: June 23 1822, Chesterfield County VA

Died: September 18 1866, New Orleans LA

Prewar profession: Teacher, merchant, court clerk.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 11th Alabama, helped raise 43rd Alabama, Col., Bragg's Kentucky campaign, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Petersburg (wounded), March 1865 Brig. Gen., Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Businessman.

John Creed Moore
Born: February 28 1824, Hawkins County TN

Died: December 31 1910, Osage TX

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1849, Seminole War, garrison duty, resigned US Army 1855, college professor.

War service: 1861 organised 2nd Texas - Col., Shiloh, May 1862 Brig. Gen., Corinth, Vicksburg campaign (captured), exchanged two months later, Chattanooga, defence of Mobile, resigned February 1864.

Postwar career: Teacher, writer.

Patrick Theodore Moore
Born: September 22 1821, Galway, Ireland

Died: February 19 1883, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Merchant, Capt. of militia

War service: 1861 Col. of 1st Virginia, First Manassas (wounded), aide to J E Johnston in Peninsula campaign, aide to Longstreet in Seven Days, court martial duty, September 1864 Brig. Gen., commanded
local defence troops in Richmond.

Postwar career: Insurance agent.

John Hunt Morgan
Born: June 1 1825, Huntsville AL

Died: September 3 1864, Greeneville TN

Prewar profession: Mexican War, hemp manufacturer, organised a militia unit.

War service: 1861 joined Buckner's forces at Bowling Green, Col. of 2nd Kentucky Cavalry, raided in Tennessee and Kentucky, December 1862 Brig. Gen., raided into Indiana and Ohio (captured), escaped, commanded Dept. of Southwestern Virginia, killed while en route to attack federal forces at Knoxville.

John Tyler Morgan
Born: June 20 1824, Athens TN

Died: June 11 1907, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in Cahaba Rifles, 5th Alabama, Maj., Lt Col., First Manassas, resigned commission, recruited 51st Alabama Partisan Rangers - Col., Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Knoxville campaign,
November 1863 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, March to the Sea, home defence in Alabama.

Postwar career: Lawyer, US senator.

Jean Jacques Alfred Alexander Mouton
Born: February 18 1829, Opelousas LA

Died: April 8 1864, Mansfield LA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1850, resigned 1850, railroad construction engineer, Brig. Gen. of state militia.

War service: 1861 recruited a company, Col. of 18th Louisiana, Shiloh (wounded) April 1862 Brig. Gen., brigade command in Gen Richard Taylor's Dept., Mansfield (killed).

Thomas T. Munford
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: April 1862 Col. 2nd VA cav., November, 1864 Brig.Gen., Brigade composed of 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th VA Cav.regs.,ANV. Commanding August 1862, Brig.Gen. B.H. robertson's brigade of Cavalry, in Stuart's div.,ANV.

Postwar career: ?
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 Allison Nelson
Born: March 11 1822, Fulton County GA

Died: October 7 1862, Austin AR

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician, fought in Cuban war of Independence.

War service: 1861 helped raise 10th Texas - Col., joined Hindman's forces in Arkansas, DeVall's Bluff, September 1862 Brig. Gen., died of fever.

Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls
Born: August 20 1834, Donaldsville LA

Died: January 4 1912, near Thibodeaux LA

Prewar profession: West Point 1855, resigned 1856, lawyer.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Phoenix Guards, Lt. Col. of 8th Louisiana, First Manassas, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Winchester (wounded), Col., October 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Dist. of Lynchburg, Chancellorsville (wounded), unfit for field duty, in charge of volunteer and conscript bureau in Trans Mississippi.

Postwar career: Lawyer, governor, judge.
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 Edward Asbury O'Neal
Born: September 20 1818, Madison County AL

Died: November 7 1890, Florence AL

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 Maj. in 9th Alabama, Lt. Col., Col. of 26th Alabama, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines (wounded), Sharpsburg campaign (wounded), took brigade command after Rodes promoted, Chancellorsville, recommended for promotion to Brig. Gen. by R E Lee, Gettysburg, commission withdrawn, Atlanta campaign, relieved after the fall of Atlanta, duty in conscription bureau in Alabama.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician, governor.
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 Richard Lucian Page
Born: December 20 1807, Clarke County VA

Died: August 9 1901, Blue Ridge Summit PA

Prewar profession: Midshipman in US Navy, resigned commission as Commander in 1861.

War service: 1861 Naval aide to governor, Commander in CSN, Capt. in naval construction bureau in Charlotte NC, March 1864 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Army, commanded outer defences of Mobile Bay, surrendered in August 1864 after 2 weeks of bombardment by Farragut's fleet, imprisoned until July 1865.

Postwar career: Businessman, schools superintendent.

Joseph Benjamin Palmer
Born: November 1 1825, Rutherford County TN

Died: November 4 1890, Murfreesboro TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 raised a company which became part of 18th Tennessee - Col., Fort Donelson (surrendered), exchanged, given brigade command, Murfreesboro (wounded), after convalescence resumed regimental command, Chickamauga (wounded), Atlanta campaign, Jonesboro (wounded), November 1864 Brig. Gen., brigade command at Franklin, in Stevenson's division at Nashville, Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

Mosby Monroe Parsons
Born: May 21 1822, Charlottesville VA

Died: August 15 1865, near China, Mexico

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician.

War service: 1861 commanded a division of the Missouri State Guard, Carthage, Springfield, Elkhorn Tavern, November 1862 Brig. Gen., Red River campaign, Pleasant Hill, April 1864 named Maj. Gen. by Kirby Smith (never confirmed), Price's raid into Missouri.

Postwar career: Fled to Mexico, joined Imperialist forces, probably killed by Republican irregulars.

W. H. Parsons
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Acting Brig.Gen. in command of a brigade composed of the 12th, 19th & 21st TX cav, Major Morgan's battalion of TX cav. and Pratt's battery of light art.

Postwar career: ?

William Henry Fitzhugh Payne
Born: January 27 1830, Fauquier County VA

Died: March 29 1904, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, commonwealth attorney of Virginia.

War service: 1861 Pvt., occupation of Harper's Ferry, Capt. in Black Horse Cavalry, Maj. in 4th Virginia Cavalry, Williamsburg (w,c), exchanged, Lt. Col. of 2nd North Carolina cavalry, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg (w,c), imprisoned for nearly a year, brigade command in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Petersburg (wounded), captured while recuperating.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician.

Elisha Franklin "Bull" Paxton
Born: March 4 1828, Rockbridge County VA

Died: May 3 1863, Chancellorsville VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 Lt. in 27th Virginia, First Manassas, Maj., later failed re-election, Maj. on T J Jackson's staff, November 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of Stonewall Brigade, in reserve at Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville (killed).

N. B. Pearce
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: May 1861 commissioned Brig.Gen., by the secession convention of AR.,Command composed of Carroll's Cav. Reg., the 3rd & 5th AR inf. regs., Woodruff's Inf. battalion and Reid's light battery.

Postwar career: ?

John Pegram
Born: January 24 1832, Petersburg VA

Died: February 6 1865, Hatcher's Run VA

Prewar profession: West Point 1854, frontier service, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 20th Virginia, Rich Mountain (captured), chief engineer to Beauregard and Bragg, chief of staff to Kirby Smith in the invasion of Kentucky, November 1862 Brig. Gen., Murfreesboro, divisional command at Chickamauga, brigade command in Early's division in II Corps ANV, Wilderness (wounded), Shenandoah Valley campaign, commanded Rodes' division after Winchester, Hatcher's Run (killed).

John Clifford Pemberton
Born: August 10 1814, Philadelphia PA

Died: July 13 1881, Philadelphia PA

Prewar profession: West Point 1837, Mexican War, married a Virginian woman, resigned US army April 1861.

War service: June 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded the Dept of South Carolina Georgia and Florida, January 1862 Maj. Gen., October 1862 Lt. Gen., commanded Dept of Mississippi and East Louisiana, became besieged in Vicksburg (surrendered), no further duty at his rank was available, resigned commission, appointed Col. of artillery.

Postwar career: Farmer.

William Dorsey Pender
Born: February 6 1834, Edgecomb County NC

Died: July 18 1863, Staunton VA

Prewar profession: Clerk, West Point 1854, duty on the Pacific coast, resigned March 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. of 3rd North Carolina, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines, June 1862 Brig. Gen., brigade command in Hill's Light Division, Cedar Mountain, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, May 1863 Maj. Gen. in Hill's corps, Gettysburg (wounded), did not recover from infection and amputation.

William Nelson Pendleton
Born: December 26 1809, Richmond VA

Died: January 15 1883, Lexington VA

Prewar profession: West Point 1830, resigned 1833, teacher, minister.

War service: 1861 Capt. of Rockbridge Artillery, March 1862 Brig. Gen., served from First Manassas to Appotomattox, was chief of artillery of the ANV for much of the time, later in command of the reserve
ordnance.

Postwar career: Minister.

Abner Monroe Perrin
Born: February 2 1827, Edgefield Dist. SC

Died: May 12 1864, Spotsylvania Court House VA

Prewar profession: Mexican War in Regular US army, lawyer.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 14th South Carolina, Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Col., Chancellorsville, command of Perrin's brigade, Gettysburg, Falling Waters, September 1863 Brig. Gen. (in J P Anderson's division), Wilderness, Spotsylvania (killed).

Edward Aylesworth Perry
Born: March 15 1831, Richmond MA

Died: October 15 1889, Kerrville TX

Prewar profession: Lawyer

War service: 1861 Capt. in 2nd Florida, Col., Frayser's Farm (wounded), August 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of the Florida Brigade (in R H Anderson's division), Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness (wounded), reserve duty in Alabama.

Postwar career: Lawyer, governor of Florida.

William Flank Perry
Born: March 12 1823, Jackson County GA

Died: December 18 1901, Bowling Green KY

Prewar profession: Teacher, superintendent of education, college professor.

War service: 1862 Pvt. in 44th Alabama, Maj., Second Manassas, Lt. Col., Sharpsburg, Col., Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, in command of Laws' brigade, February 1865 Brig. Gen., Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Planter, teacher, college professor.

James Johnston Pettigrew
Born: July 4 1828, Tyrell County NC

Died: July 17 1863, near Bunker Hill VA

Prewar profession: Assistant professor, lawyer, politician, Col. in South Carolina state militia.

War service: 1861 served with militia at Fort Sumter, joined Hampton Legion, Col. of 12th South Carolina, February 1862 Brig. Gen., brigade command in G W Smith's division, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines (w,c), exchanged after two months, service in Petersburg and North Carolina, brigade command in Heth's division, Gettysburg (wounded), Falling Waters (mortally wounded).

Edmund Winston Pettus
Born: July 6 1821, Limestone County AL

Died: July 27 1907, Hot Springs NC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, judge, Mexican War.

War service: 1861 assisted in recruitment of 20th Alabama - Maj, Lt. Col., Port Gibson (captured), escaped, Vicksburg (surrendered), Col., Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, November 1863 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign, Bentonville (wounded).

Postwar career: Lawyer, US senator.

George Edward Pickett
Born: January 28 1825, Richmond VA

Died: July 30 1875, Norfolk VA

Prewar profession: West Point 1846, Mexican War, frontier duty, defied the British at San Juan Is. WA, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Col., January 1862 Brig. Gen., served under Longstrreet in the Seven Days, Gaines' Mill (wounded), October 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded a division at Fredericksburg (in Longstreet's corps), Suffolk, Gettysburg, commanded Dept of Virginia and North Carolina, New Berne, Petersburg, Five Forks, Sayler's Creek, relieved of command.

Postwar career: Insurance agent.

Charles W. Phifer
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: May 1862 Brig.Gen., June 1862 commanding 3rd brigade, 3rd Div., Army of the West.,Brigade composed of 6th & 9th TX Cav., 3rd AR CAv., and battalions of Stevenson and Bridges.

Postwar career: ?

Albert Pike
Born: December 29 1809, Boston MA

Died: April 2 1891, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Teacher, poet, lawyer, planter, newspaper publisher, Mexican War.

War service: August 1861 Brig. Gen., trained Indians to fight for the Confederacy, Elkhorn Tavern, argued with Gen. Hindman, resigned July 1862.

Postwar career: Writer, exponent of Freemasonry.

Gideon Johnson Pillow
Born: June 8 1806, Williamson County TN

Died: October 8 1878, Helena AR

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Brig. Gen. then Maj. Gen. of state militia, Mexican War.

War service: 1861 senior Maj. Gen. of Tennessee provisional army, July 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate army, Belmont, Fort Donelson, suspended from command until August 1862, commanded a brigade at Murfreesboro, administrative duties.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

Camille J. De Polignac
Born: France

Died:?

Prewar profession:?

War service: July 1861 Lt.Col. Corps of Inf CSA, Commanding 5th TN Inf at Richmond KY; January 1863 Brig.Gen., April 1864 Maj.Gen.

Postwar career:?

Leonidas Polk
Born: April 10 1806, Raleigh NC

Died: June 14 1864, Pine Mountain GA

Prewar profession: West Point 1827, resigned 1827, minister, bishop.

War service: 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded Dept No. 2 (Red River to Kentucky), replaced by A.S. Johnston, Belmont, commanded a corps at Shiloh, Perryville, October 1862 Lt. Gen., Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, argued with Bragg, transferred to command the Dept of Alabama Mississippi and East Louisiana, Atlanta campaign, killed by artillery fire while observing Union positions at Pine Mountain.

Lucius Eugene Polk
Born: July 10 1833, Salisbury NC

Died: December 1 1892, Columbia TN

Prewar profession: Planter.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in Yell Rifles, later part of 15th Arkansas, 2nd Lt., Shiloh (wounded), Col., Richmond KY, Perryville, December 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of Cleburne's brigade, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, Kennesaw Mountain (wounded), resigned as unfit for duty.

Postwar career: Politician.

Carnot Posey
Born: August 5 1818, Wilkinson County MS

Died: November 13 1863, Charlottesville VA

Prewar profession: Planter, lawyer, Mexican War, US district attorney.

War service: 1861 recruited Wilkinson Rifles - Capt., Col. of 16th Mississippi, First Manassas, Ball's Bluff, Second Manassas, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg, November 1862 Brig. Gen. in R H Anderson's division,
Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station (wounded), died of infection.

John Smith Preston
Born: April 20 1809, near Abingdon VA

Died: May 1 1881, Columbia SC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, sugar planter, politician.

War service: 1861 aide to Beauregard, Lt. Col. as assistant adjutant general, recruiting duty in South Carolina, Col., superintendent of Bureau of Conscription, June 1864 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: Travelled abroad, returned to US.

William Preston
Born: October 16 1816, near Louisville KY

Died: September 21 1887, Lexington KY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, Mexican War, politician, US congressman, minister to Spain.

War service:
1861 aide to A S Johnston, April 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of a brigade in Breckenridge's division, Corinth, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, appointed Confederate minister to Imperial Mexican government, unable to get there, service in Trans Mississippi.

Postwar career: Lived abroad, returned to US, lawyer, politician.

Sterling "Old Pap" Price
Born: September 20 1809, Prince Edward County VA

Died: September 29 1867, St Louis MO

Prewar profession: Farmer, Mexican War, politician, US congressman, governor of Missouri, commander of Missouri state guard troops.

War service: 1861 commanded Missouri troops at Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn Tavern, March 1862 Maj.
Gen. in Confederate Provisional army, Iuka, Corinth (October 1862), Helena, helped repulse Camden expedition, Price's 1864 Missouri raid.

Postwar career: Went to Mexico, returned to US in 1866.

Roger Atkinson Pryor
Born: July 19 1828, near Petersburg VA

Died: March 14 1919, New York NY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, newspaper editor, US congressman.

War service: 1861 accompanied Beauregard at Fort Sumter, entered Confederate Congress, resigned, Col. of 3rd Virginia, Williamsburg, April 1862 Brig. Gen., in Longstreet's division in Seven Days, Second
Manassas, Sharpsburg, his brigade was then dismantled due to losses, scouted for Jackson, resigned August 1863, scouting duty, captured November 1864, exchanged shortly before Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Lawyer, newspaperman, judge.
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 William Andrew Quarles
Born: July 4 1825, near Jamestown VA

Died: December 28 1893, Logan County KY

Prewar profession: Lawyer, judge, railroad president.

War service: 1861 Col. in 42nd Tennessee, Fort Donelson (captured), exchanged, given brigade command, Vicksburg campaign, Dist. of the Gulf, August 1863 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, Franklin (w,c), paroled
May 1865.

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician.
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 Gabriel J. Rains
Born: June 4 1803, Craven County NC

Died: August 6 1881, Aiken SC

Prewar profession: West Point 1827, Seminole War, Mexican War, resigned July 1861.

War service: September 1861 Brig. Gen., brigade command in D H Hill's division, Peninsula campaign, criticised for use of land mines, Seven Pines, censured by Hill for poor performance, held no further
field command, superintendent of volunteer and conscript bureau, developed mine and torpedo devices in the Torpedo bureau.

Postwar career: Clerk in US Quartermaster Dept.

James Edward Rains
Born: April 10 1833, Nashville TN

Died: December 31 1862, Murfreesboro TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer, newspaper editor, US district attorney.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 11th Tennessee, Col., Cumberland Gap, Kentucky campaign, November 1862 Brig. Gen., brigade command in McCown's division, Murfreesboro (killed).

Horace Randall
Born: ?

Died: April 30, 1864 Killed at Jenkins Ferry.

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 28th TX Cav., Commanded a brigade in Walker's div., Army of TN.

George Wythe Randolph
Born: March 10 1818, "Monticello", Charlottesville VA

Died: April 3 1867, near Charlottesville VA

Prewar profession: Midshipman, lawyer, organised the Richmond Howitzers in Virginia militia.

War service: 1861 Maj. in Richmond Howitzers, Col., Magruder's chief of artillery at Big Bethel, February 1862 Brig. Gen., resigned to become President Davis' Secretary of War, resigned November 1862.

Postwar career: Travelled abroad for health reasons, returned to US after the war, died of tuberculosis.

Matt Whitaker Ransom
Born: October 8 1826, Warren County NC

Died: October 8 1904, near Garysburg NC

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician.

War service: 1861 Pvt. in 1st North Carolina, Lt. Col., Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Malvern Hill (wounded), Col. of 35th North Carolina, in Ransom's (his younger brother's) brigade, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, June 1863 Brig. Gen. succeeding his brother in command of his brigade, Plymouth, Weldon, Suffolk, Petersburg, Second Drewry's Bluff (wounded), Fort Stedman, Five Forks, Appotomattox.

Postwar career:Lawyer, farmer, politician, US senator, minister to Mexico.

Robert Ransom Jr.
Born: February 12 1828, Warren County NC

Died: January 14 1892, New Bern NC

Prewar profession: West Point 1850, frontier duty, resigned 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt., Col. of 1st North Carolina Cavalry, March 1862 Brig. Gen., brigade command under Longstreet, Seven Days, Sharpsburg campaign, Fredericksburg, May 1863 Maj. Gen. in command of Dist. of Southeast Virginia, served under Longstreet in Tennessee, division command under Beauregard in Richmond defences, Second Drewry's Bluff, cavalry command in Shenandoah Valley under Breckenridge and Early, commanded 1st Military Dist. of South Carolina.

Postwar career: Express agent, city marshal, farmer, civil engineer.

Stephen Dodson Ramseur
Born: May 31 1837, Lincolnton NC

Died: October 20 1864, Cedar Creek VA

Prewar profession: West Point 1860, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Ellis Light Artillery, Col. of 49th North Carolina, Seven Days, Malvern Hill (wounded), November 1862 Brig. Gen., in Rodes' division at Chancellorsville (wounded), Gettysburg,
Wilderness, Spotsylvania (wounded), June 1864 Maj. Gen., divisional command in Shenandoah Valley campaign, Winchester, Fisher's Hill, Cedar Creek (mortally wounded), died the following day.

John C. Reid
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 28th AL inf., Acting as Brig.Gen. in recruiting and mustering into service and brigading cavalry, Northern Alabama.

Postwar career: ?

A. E. Reynolds
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Col. 26th MS Inf., March 1865 Brig.Gen., Col. commanding Tilghman's brigade after he was killed in battle at Bakers Creek; afterward senior Colonel commanding brigade of Gen. Jos. R. Davis during his absence; brigade composed of the 26th, 2nd, 11th & 42nd MS Inf. regs. & the 1st AL & 55th NC Inf. regs.

Postwar career: ?

Alexander Welch Reynolds
Born: April 1816, Frederick County VA

Died: May 26 1876, Alexandria, Egypt

Prewar profession: West Point 1838, Seminole war, garrison duty, dismissed 1855 for failure to explain accounts irregularities, restored 1858, absented himself early 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt., Col. of 50th Virginia, Western Virginia, Vicksburg (surrendered), September 1863 Brig. Gen. in Stevenson's division, Chattanooga, Atlanta campaign, New Hope Church (wounded), commanded Dist. of Northeast Georgia, relieved because of poor performance.

Postwar career: Served in Egyptian army.

Daniel Harris Reynolds
Born: December 14 1832, Centerburg OH

Died: March 14 1902, Lake Village AR

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 raised a company, Capt. in 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, Wilson's Creek, Maj., Lt. Col., served in East Tennessee and Kentucky, Chickamauga, Col., March 1864 Brig. Gen., Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign, Bentonville (w,c).

Postwar career: Lawyer, politician.

Robert Vinkler Richardson
Born: November 4 1820, Granville County NC

Died: January 6 1870, Clarkton MO

Prewar profession: Lawyer, businessman (associate of Pillow and Forrest).

War service: 1861 served under Pillow, recruited 12th Tennessee Cavalry (1st Tennessee Partisan Rangers) - Col., Shiloh, Corinth, attached to Forrest's forces, December 1863 Brig. Gen., later his nomination was returned to the senate by President Davis, led 12th Tennessee in Franklin and Nashville campaign, lost his command in February 1865.

Postwar career: Lawyer, businessman, murdered by an unknown assailant.

Roswell Sabine Ripley
Born: March 14 1823, Worthington OH

Died: March 29 1887, New York NY

Prewar profession: West Point 1843, Mexican War, Seminole war, resigned US army 1853, Maj. in South Carolina militia.

War service: 1861 commanded artillery in Charleston Harbor during Fort Sumter bombardment, August 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded the Dept. of South Carolina, Peninsula campaign, commanded a brigade in D H Hill's division in Seven Days, Sharpsburg (wounded), recalled to South Carolina, commanded 1st Artillery Dist., joined Johnston in North Carolina, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Businessman in US and abroad.

John Selden Roane
Born: January 8 1817, Wilson County TN

Died: April 8 1867, Pine Bluff AR

Prewar profession: Politician, Mexican War, governor of Arkansas.

War service: March 1862 Brig. Gen., commanded Confederate forces in Arkansas, served under Hindman at Prairie Grove, garrison and detached duty in Trans Mississippi.

Postwar career: ?

William Paul Roberts
Born: July 11 1841, Gates County NC

Died: March 28 1910, Norfolk VA

Prewar profession: ?

War service: 1861 19th North Carolina (later 2nd North Carolina Cavalry), served in North Carolina, 1st Lt., Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Brandy Station, Capt., Maj., Col., Petersburg campaign, February 1865 Brig. Gen., Five Forks, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Politician, state auditor.

Beverly Holcombe Robertson
Born: June 5 1827, Amelia County VA

Died: November 12 1910, Washington DC

Prewar profession: West Point 1849, frontier duty with 2nd Dragoons, dismissed for disloyalty August 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Confederate adjutant general's department, Col. of 4th Virginia Cavalry, cavalry command in Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, June 1862 Brig. Gen. commanding a brigade in Stuart's corps, Second Manassas campaign, service in North Carolina, Brandy Station, transferred to South Carolina, commanded South Carolina 2nd Military Dist., defended Charleston.

Postwar career: Insurance agent.

E. S. C. Robertson
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Brig.Gen. of TX State forces, commanding the 27th Brigade; on staff duty with Gen. McCulloch.

Postwar career: ?

Felix Huston Robertson
Born: March 9 1839, Washington TX

Died: April 20 1928, Waco TX

Prewar profession: Attended West Point from 1857 but resigned January 1861.

War service: 1861 2nd Lt. of artillery, Fort Sumter, duty in Florida, Capt., Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Maj., commanded a battalion at Chickamauga, Lt. Col. in charge of Wheeler's artillery, Atlanta campaign, July 1864 Brig. Gen. in command of a cavalry division (not confirmed by senate), Buck Head Creek (wounded), retired from active field command.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

Jerome Bonaparte "Polly" Robertson
Born: March 14 1815, Woodford County KY

Died: January 7 1891, Waco TX

Prewar profession: Apprentice hatter, soldier in Texas Republic, doctor, politician.

War service: 1861 Capt. in 5th Texas, Lt. Col., Col., Seven Days, Second Manassas, South Mountain, Sharpsburg campaign, November 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of Hood's brigade (in Hood's division), Fredericksburg, Gettysburg (wounded), Chickamauga, Knoxville campaign, court-martial charges preferred by Longstreet (not carried out), transferred to Texas to command reserve forces.

Postwar career: Doctor, superintendent of state bureau of immigration, railroad builder.

Philip Dale Roddey
Born: April 2 1826, Moulton AL

Died: July 20 1897, London, England

Prewar profession: Tailor, sheriff, steamboat deckhand.

War service: 1861 organised Tishomingo Rangers - Capt., scouting duties, Shiloh, Iuka, Corinth, Col. of 4th Alabama, fought Streight's Union cavalry, August 1863 Brig. Gen. in Martin's division, Chickamauga,
Chattanooga campaign, Brice's Cross Roads, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Forrest's Alabama campaign, retreat from Selma.

Postwar career: Businessman.

Robert E. Rodes
Born: March 29 1829, Lynchburg VA

Died: September 19 1864, Winchester VA

Prewar profession: VMI 1848, assistant professor, civil engineer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 5th Alabama, First Manassas, October 1861 Brig. Gen., brigade command in D. H. Hill's division, Peninsula campaign, Seven Pines (wounded), Seven Days, South Mountain, Sharpsburg, commanded division at Chancellorsville, May 1863 Maj. Gen., Gettysburg, Spotsylvania, Third Winchester (mortally wounded 1864).

Lawrence Sullivan Ross
Born: September 27 1838, Bentonsport IA

Died: January 3 1898, College Station TX

Prewar profession: Indian fighter, Texas ranger.

War service: 1861 Pvt., Maj. in 6th Texas Cavalry, Col., Corinth, December 1863 Brig. Gen., brigade command under Wheeler, Atlanta campaign.

Postwar career: Farmer, sheriff, politician, governor, college president.

Reuben R. Ross
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War service: Acting Brig.Gen., commanding Hume's cavalry brigade, Wheeler's Corps.

Postwar career: ?

Thomas Lafayette Rosser
Born: October 15 1836, Campbell County VA

Died: March 29 1910, Charlottesville VA

Prewar profession: Entered West Point 1856, resigned before graduation in April 1861.

War service: 1861 1st Lt. as artillery instructor, First Manassas, Peninsula campaign, Mechanicsville (wounded), Col. of 5th Virginia Cavalry, September 1863 Brig. Gen. in command of the Laurel Brigade, Shenandoah Valley campaign, November 1864 Maj. Gen., raided into West Virginia, escaped at Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Railroad engineer, Brig. Gen. in Spanish-American war.

E. W. Rucker
Born: ?

Died: ?

Prewar profession: ?

War sevice: Acting Brig.Gen. commanding brigade in Gen. Forrest's cavalry, composed of the 7th, 12th, 14th & 15th TN regs., Forrest's old reg. & the 7th AL & 5th MS Cav. Regs.

Postwar career: ?

Daniel Ruggles
Born: January 31 1810, Barre MA

Died: June 1 1897, Fredericksburg VA

Prewar profession: West Point 1833, Seminole war, Mexican War, resigned US army May 1861.

War service: August 1861 Brig. Gen., division command in army of Tennessee, Shiloh, administrative duties for the rest of the war, head of prison system in 1865.

Postwar career: Realtor, farmer, member of the West Point board of visitors.

Albert Rust
Born: Born 1818 Fauquier County VA

Died: April 4 1870, Little Rock AR

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, US congressman, resigned March 1861.

War service: 1861 recruited 3d Arkansas - Col., Cheat Mountain campaign, March 1862 Brig. Gen., Corinth (October 1862), served under Sterling Price in Trans Mississippi, served under Hindman, Pemberton and Taylor.

Postwar career: Farmer
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 William Read Scurry
Born: February 10 1821, Gallatin TN

Died: April 30 1864, Killed in Action at Jenkins' Ferry AR

Prewar profession: Mexican War, border commissioner.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 4th Texas Cavalry, Valverde, La Glorieta Pass, September 1862 Brig. Gen., assault on Galveston, Red River campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, Jenkins' Ferry (mortally wounded).

Joseph Orville Shelby
Born: December 12 1830, Lexington KY

Died: February 13 1897, Adrian MO

Prewar profession: Rope manufacturer, planter, Missouri-Kansas conflict.

War service: 1861 Capt. of cavalry, Wilson's Creek, Col., commanded a cavalry brigade, Prairie Grove, Helena (wounded), raided in Missouri 1863, December 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded a division in
Price's Missouri raid, fled to Mexico to offer services to Maximilian.

Postwar career: Returned to US after the downfall of Maximilian, farmer, US marshal.

Edmund Kirby Smith
Born: May 16 1824, St Augustine FL

Died: March 28 1893, Sewanee TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1845, Mexican War, assistant professor at West Point, frontier duty, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col., June 1861 Brig. Gen., First Manassas (wounded), October 1861 Maj. Gen., Richmond KY, October 1862 Lt. Gen. in command of Trans Mississippi Dept until the end of the war,
February 1864 General, repelled the Red River expedition.

Postwar career: President of telegraph company, college professor, college president.

Gustavus Woodson Smith
Born: November 30 or December 1 1821, Georgetown KY

Died: June 24 1896, New York NY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Mexican War, instructor at West Point, resigned US army 1854, civil engineer, street commissioner for New York.

War service: September 1861 Maj. Gen., commanded a wing of Johnston's army in Peninsula campaign, temporarily commanded ANV following Johnston's wounding, assigned to command in southern Virginia, served briefly as interim Secretary of War, resigned his commission when passed over for promotion, Maj. Gen. of Georgia militia, Chattahoochee River, battles around Atlanta, Savannah.

Postwar career: Superintendent of iron works, insurance commissioner, wrote memoirs.

James Argyle Smith
Born: July 1 1831, Maury County TN

Died: December 6 1901, Jackson MS

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1853, garrison duty, Sioux campaign, Utah expedition, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt., Maj., Lt. Col. in 2nd Tennessee, Shiloh, Col. of 5th Infantry in Confederate Regular army, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, September 1863 Brig. Gen. commanding Granbury's brigade, Atlanta campaign (wounded), Franklin, commanded Cleburne's division at Nashville, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Farmer, superintendent of public education.

Martin Luther Smith
Born: September 9 1819, Danby NY

Died: July 29 1866, Savannah GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, surveyed coasts and rivers, Mexican War, civil engineer, resigned US army April 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of engineers, worked on defences of New Orleans, Col. of 21st Louisiana, April 1862 Brig. Gen., command of Dist. in Dept. of Southern Mississippi and East Louisiana, command at Vicksburg, November 1862 Maj. Gen., Vicksburg (captured), chief engineer to R E Lee, chief engineer to Hood at Atlanta, constructed defences at Mobile.

Postwar career: Civil engineer.

Preston Smith
Born: December 25 1823, Giles County TN

Died: September 19 1863, Chickamauga TN

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 154th Tennessee, Shiloh (wounded), given brigade command in Cleburne's division, Richmond KY, October 1862 Brig. Gen., at Chickamauga commanded a brigade in Cheatham's division (mortally wounded).

Thomas Benton Smith
Born: February 24 1838, Mechanicsville TN

Died: May 21 1923, Nashville TN

Prewar profession: Attended Nashville Military Institute, railroad worker.

War service: 1861 2nd Lt. in 20th Tennessee, Mill Springs, Shiloh, Col., Baton Rouge, Murfreesboro (wounded), Chickamauga (wounded), Atlanta campaign, July 1864 Brig. Gen. in command of Tyler's brigade, Jonesboro, Franklin and Nashville campaign, captured at Nashville and badly assaulted by an enemy colonel.

Postwar career: Railroad worker, inmate of state asylum because of the treatment received by the Federal Colonel.

William "Extra Billy" Smith
Born: September 6 1797, King George County VA

Died: May 18 1887, near Warrenton VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer, mail operator, politician, US congressman, governor.

War service: 1861 Col. of 49th Virginia, First Manassas, elected to Confederate congress, Peninsula campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Sharpsburg (wounded), January 1863 in command of Early's brigade, resigned from congress, Gettysburg, elected governor, August 1863 Maj. Gen., inaugurated January 1864.

Postwar career: Farmer.

William Duncan Smith
Born: July 28 1825, Augusta GA

Died: October 4 1862, Charleston SC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, Mexican War, garrison duty, on leave in Europe, resigned January 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt., Col. of 20th Georgia, March 1862 Brig. Gen. in Dept of South Carolina and Georgia, command of Dist of South Carolina, Secessionville, died of yellow fever.

Carter Littlepage Stevenson
Born: September 21 1817, near Fredericksburg VA

Died: August 15 1888, Caroline Cty VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1838, Mexican War, frontier duty, Utah expedition, resigned from the US army but the paperwork went astray, dismissed June 1861.

War service: 1816 Col. of 53rd Virginia, February 1862 Brig. Gen., Kirby Smith's Kentucky invasion, October 1862 Maj. Gen., in command of a division in Pemberton's army at Vicksburg, Champion's Hill, Vicksburg (surrendered), Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Civil and mining engineer.

Alexander Peter "Old Straight" Stewart
Born: October 2 1821, Rogersville TN

Died: August 30 1908, Biloxi MS

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, resigned 1845, teacher.

War service: 1861 Maj. in the Artillery Corps of Tennessee, Belmont, November 1861 Brig. Gen. in command of a brigade in Polk's corps, Shiloh, Corinth, Murfreesboro, June 1863 Maj. Gen., at Chickamauga commanded a division in Buckner's' corps, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta campaign,
June 1864 Lt. Gen., commanded Polk's corps, Ezra Church (wounded).

Postwar career: College professor, businessman, chancellor of the University of Mississippi.

James Ewell Brown Stuart
Born: February 6 1833, Patrick County VA

Died: May 12 1864, Richmond VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1854, served in 1st Cavalry on frontier duty, aide to R E Lee when John Brown's body of men fought at Harper's Ferry, May 1861 resigned US army.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. in Virginia infantry, Col. of 1st Virginia Cavalry, First Manassas, September 1861 Brig. Gen., Peninsula campaign, rode around McClellan's army, Seven Days, July 1862 Maj. Gen.,
command of all cavalry in ANV, Second Manassas campaign, Catlett's Station, Groveton, Sharpsburg campaign, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville campaign, temporarily commanded II Corps at Chancellorsville, Bandy Station, Gettysburg campaign, Gettysburg, Yellow Tavern (mortally wounded).
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 William Booth Taliaferro
Born: December 28 1822, Gloucester County VA

Died: February 27 1898, Gloucester County VA

Prewar profession: Commissioned in US army 1847, Mexican War, politician, active in Virginia militia.

War service: 1861 Maj. Gen. in command of Virginia militia on the Peninsula, Col. of 23rd Virginia, Rich Mountain, Corrick's Ford, argued with Jackson, April 1862 Brig. Gen., Shenandoah Valley campaign,
McDowell, First Winchester, Port Republic, Cedar Mountain, Groveton (wounded), Fredericksburg, commanded at Savannah, then Charleston, Battery Wagner, Bentonville.

Postwar career: Politician, judge.
Richard Taylor
Born: January 27 1826, near Louisville KY (son of President Zachary Taylor).

Died: April 12 1879, New York NY

Prewar profession: Military secretary to his father in Mexican War, planter, politician.

War service: 1861 Col. of 9th Louisiana, October 1861 Brig. Gen., Jackson's Shenandoah Valley
campaign, Seven Days, July 1862 Maj. Gen., command of Dist. of West Louisiana, Red River
campaign, Mansfield, Pleasant Hill, April 1864 Lt. Gen. in command of Dept. of Alabama and Mississippi, held out at Mobile.

Postwar career: Wrote memoirs

Thomas Hart Taylor
Born: July 31 1825, Frankfort KY

Died: April 12 1901, Louisville KY

Prewar profession: Mexican War, businessman, cattle drover.

War service: 1861 Capt. of infantry in Confederate army and Lt. Col. of 1st Kentucky, Col., Peninsula campaign, command of brigade under Kirby Smith in Tennessee, November 1862 Brig. Gen., at Vicksburg was Pemberton's provost marshal (surrendered), paroled after a short time, commanded
Dist. of South Mississippi and East Louisiana, served as provost marshal to S. D. Lee, commanded
forces at Mobile.

Postwar career:
Businessman, deputy US marshal, chief of police.

Isaac Ridgeway Trimble
Born: May 15 1802, Culpeper County VA

Died: January 2 1888, Baltimore MD

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1822, artillery duty, resigned 1852, engineer and railroad superintendent.

War service: 1861 destroyed bridges north of Baltimore, Col. of engineers in Virginia state forces, August 1861 Brig. Gen. in command of a brigade in Ewell's division, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Cedar Mountain, Second Manassas (wounded), attached as aide to Ewell in Gettysburg campaign, given command of Pender's division at Gettysburg (w,c), not exchanged until February 1865, then promoted Maj. Gen. but unable to rejoin the army before its surrender.

Postwar career: Consulting engineer.

David Emanuel Twiggs
Born: 1790, Richmond GA

Died: July 15 1862, Augusta GA

Prewar profession: Commissioned in US army in 1812, War of 1812, Mexican War, command of Dept of Texas, surrendered to Col. McCulloch of Texas, dismissed from US Army March 1861.

War service: May 1861 Maj. Gen. in Confederate army, command of Dist. of Louisiana but was never active in that post, died of old age.
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 Earl Van Dorn
Born: September 17 1820, near Port Gibson MS

Died: May 7 1863, Spring Hill TN

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1842, Mexican War, fought Indians in Texas, resigned
January 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. in Confederate army, June 1861 Brig. Gen., assigned to Texas, September 1861
Maj. Gen. in command of Trans Mississippi Dept., Elkhorn Tavern, Corinth, given a cavalry command, destroyed the Union supply base at Holly Springs, assassinated by an outraged husband.
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 Henry Harrison Walker
Born: October 15 1832, Sussex County VA

Died: March 22 1912, Morristown NJ

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1853, frontier duty, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Capt. of infantry, Lt. Col. of 40th Virginia, Col., Seven Days, Gaines' Mill (wounded), in charge of a convalescent camp, July 1863 Brig. Gen., commanded a brigade at Bristoe Station,
Mine Run campaign, Wilderness, Spotsylvania (wounded), served on courts-martial, guarded the Richmond and Danville Railroad.

Postwar career: Investment broker.

James Alexander Walker
Born: August 27 1832, Mt Sidney VA

Died: October 20 1901, Wytheville VA

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Pulaski Guard, served at Harper's Ferry under Jackson, Lt. Col. of 13th Virginia, Col., Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days, Second Manassas, commanded a brigade at Sharpsburg (wounded), also commanded at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, May 1863 in command of the Stonewall Brigade, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania (wounded), commanded a division at Petersburg and Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Farmer, lawyer, politician, lieutenant governor of Virginia, US congressman.

John George Walker
Born: July 22 1822, Cole County MO

Died: July 20 1893, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Commissioned into US Army 1846, Mexican War, resigned July 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of cavalry, Lt. Col. of 8th Texas Cavalry, January 1862 Brig. Gen., served in Dept. of North Carolina, commanded 2 brigades in Sharpsburg campaign, Sharpsburg, November 1862
Maj. Gen., transferred to Trans Mississippi, command of a division of Texas infantry, Red River campaign, commanded Dist of West Louisiana, commanded Dist. of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.

Postwar career: Fled to Mexico, return to US, US consul general at Bogota, special commissioner to the Pan-American Convention.

Leroy Pope Walker
Born: February 7 1817, Huntsville AL

Died: August 22 1884, Huntsville AL

Prewar profession: Lawyer, politician, judge.

War service: 1861 Secretary of War, resigned September 1861, September 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded garrisons at Mobile and Montgomery, resigned commission March 1862, from April 1864 military court judge with the rank of Col.

Postwar career: Lawyer.

Lucius Marshall Walker
Born: October 18 1829, Columbia TN

Died: September 7 1863, Little Rock AR

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1850, resigned 1852, merchant.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. of 40th Tennessee, Col. commanded defences of Memphis, March 1862 Brig. Gen., Corinth, Farmington, applied for transfer to Trans Mississippi (approved by Bragg with whom he had differences), commanded a brigade of cavalry, fought under Price at Helena, argued with Gen. J S Marmaduke, with whom he fought a duel (mortally wounded).

Reuben Lindsay Walker
Born: May 29 1827, Logan VA

Died: June 7 1890, Fluvanna County VA

Prewar profession: Graduated VMI 1845, civil engineer, farmer.

War service: 1861 Capt. in command of Purcell Bty, First Manassas, Maj. and chief of artillery in A P Hill's division, Lt. Col., Col., chief of artillery in III Corps, February 1865 Brig. Gen.

Postwar career: farmer, railroad superintendent, civil engineer.

William Henry Talbot Walker
Born: November 26 1816, Augusta GA

Died: July 22 1864, Atlanta GA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1837, Seminole war (wounded), resigned 1838, reappointed 1840, Mexican War (wounded), commandant of cadets at West Point, resigned December 1860.

War service: 1861 Maj. Gen. of Georgia state volunteers, May 1861 Brig. Gen. in Confederate army, resigned this commission October 1861, commissioned Maj. Gen. of Georgia state troops, March 1863 Brig. Gen. in Confederate army, May 1863 Maj. Gen., Vicksburg campaign, Chickamauga, Atlanta campaign, Atlanta (killed).

William Stephen Walker
Born: April 13 1822, Pittsburgh PA

Died: June 7 1899, Atlanta GA

Prewar profession: Mexican War, 1855 commissioned Capt. of cavalry in US Army, resigned May 1861.

War service: 1861 Lt. in Confederate army, administrative duties, Col., October 1862 Brig. Gen., command of a military district in South Carolina, given brigade command in Kinston NC, Petersburg (w,c), served
in North Carolina.

Edward Cary Walthall
Born: April 4 1831, Richmond VA

Died: April 21 1898, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Court clerk, lawyer, district attorney.

War service:
1861 Lt. in Yalobusha Rifles (later part of 15th Mississippi), Lt. Col., commanded at Mill Springs, Col. of 29th Mississippi, Kentucky campaign, Munfordville, April 1863 Brig. Gen. commanding a brigade in W H T Walker's division, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge (wounded), Atlanta campaign, Franklin and Nashville campaign, Carolinas campaign.

Postwar career: Lawyer, US senator.

Stand Watie
Born: December 12 1806, near the site of Rome GA

Died: September 9 1871, Delaware Cty OK

Prewar profession: Planter, newspaper publisher, signed a treaty which gave up Cherokee lands in Georgia to move to Oklahoma.

War service: 1861 induced Cherokees to side with Confederacy after Wilson's Creek, raised the Cherokee Mounted Rifles, appointed Col., Elkhorn Tavern, waged guerilla warfare in Indian Territory, May 1864
 Brig. Gen., captured the steamer "J R Williams", June 23, 1865 at Fort Towson, I.T. surrendered the last sizable body of Confederate troops.

Postwar career: Planter, businessman.

Gabriel Colvin Wharton
Born: July 23 1824, Culpeper County VA

Died: May 12 1906, Radford VA

Prewar profession: Graduated VMI 1847, civil engineer, mining interests.

War service: 1861 45th Virginia - Maj., Col. of 51st Virginia, Army of the Kanawha, command a brigade at Fort Donelson, escaped from Fort Donelson, served in southwest Virginia, July 1863 Brig. Gen. in command of Shenandoah Valley Dist., served in Ransom's division in Knoxville campaign, New Market, divisional command in Early's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Winchester, Cedar Creek, Fisher's Hill, Waynesborough.

Postwar career: Politician, mining engineer.

John Austin Wharton
Born: July 3 1828, near Nashville TN

Died: April 6 1865, Houston TX

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 Capt. in Terry's Texas Rangers, Col., Shiloh (wounded), Kentucky campaign, November 1862 Brig. Gen., Murfreesboro, January 1863 Maj. Gen., transferred to Trans Mississippi , commanded cavalry in Red River campaign, killed in a quarrel by Col. G W Baylor of the 2nd Texas Cavalry.

Joseph Wheeler
Born: September 10 1836, Augusta GA

Died: January 25 1906, Brooklyn NY

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1859, frontier duty, resigned April 1961.

War service: 1861 1st Lt. of artillery, Col. of 19th Alabama, chief of cavalry in Army of the Mississippi, Kentucky campaign, October 1862 Brig. Gen., Murfreesboro, January 1863 Maj. Gen., Chickamauga,
raided around Chattanooga, Knoxville campaign, Atlanta campaign, opposed Sherman's March to the Sea, Carolinas campaign, superseded by Hampton.

Postwar career: Cotton planter, US congressman, Maj. Gen. of volunteers in Spanish-American war, commanded a brigade in the Philippines, commissioned a Brig. Gen. in the Regular Army.

William Henry Chase Whiting
Born: March 22 1824, Biloxi MS

Died: March 10 1865, Governor's Is. NY as a POW

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1845, supervised river and harbor works and fortifications, resigned February 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of engineers, chief engineer of Johnston's Army of the Shenandoah, August 1861 Brig. Gen., divisional command in Seven Pines, Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven Days,
ordered to North Carolina, developed Fort Fisher as a strong fortress, April 1863 Maj. Gen., Petersburg, returned to North Carolina, defence of Fort Fisher (w, c), died of his injuries in prison.

Charles Sidney Winder
Born: October 18 1829, Talbot County MD

Died: August 9 1862, Cedar Mountain VA

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1850, garrison and frontier duty, resigned April 1861.

War service: 1861 Maj. of artillery in Confederate Regular Army, Fort Sumter, Col. of 6th South Carolina, March 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of the Stonewall Brigade, Shenandoah Valley campaign, Seven
 Days, Cedar Mountain (mortally wounded).

John Henry Winder
Born: February 21 1800, Somerset County MD

Died: February 7 1865, Florence SC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1820, artillery service, resigned 1823, reappointed 1827, Mexican War, resigned April 1861.

War service: June 1861 Brig. Gen., provost marshal of Richmond, commanded Andersonville prison in 1864, commissary general of all prisons east of the Mississippi, died of strain and fatigue.

John Mitchell Withers
Born: January 12 1814, Madison County AL

Died: March 13 1890, Mobile AL

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1835, resigned 1835, Creek uprising, lawyer, cotton dealer, Mexican War, merchant, politician, mayor.

War service: 1861 Col. of 3rd Alabama, July 1861 Brig. Gen., commanded all state forces, Gulf coats defences, commanded a division at Shiloh, April 1862 Maj. Gen., Kentucky campaign, commanded a division in Polk's corps at Murfreesboro, lost command of his division due to ill health, command of Dist. of North Alabama, command of Alabama state reserve forces.

Postwar career: Cotton broker, newspaper editor, mayor, city treasurer, claim agent.

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox
Born: May 29 1824, Wayne County NC

Died: December 2 1890, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Graduated West Point 1846, Mexican War, frontier duty, instructor at West Point, resigned June 1861.

War service: 1861 Col. of 9th Alabama, First Manassas, October 1861 Brig. Gen. in brigade command in Longstreet's division, Seven Pines, Seven Days, Second Manassas, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville
campaign, Salem Church, Gettysburg, August 1863 Maj. Gen. with division command in Hill's Corps, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Petersburg, Fort Gregg, Appotomattox.

Postwar career: Chief of railroad division in US Land Office.

Ambrose Ranson "Rans" Wright
Born: April 26 1826, Louisville GA

Died: December 21 1872, Augusta GA

Prewar profession: Lawyer.

War service: 1861 Col. of 3rd Georgia, served in North Carolina and Georgia, June 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of a brigade in Huger's division, Seven Days, Second Manassas, commanded a brigade in R H Anderson's division at Sharpsburg (wounded), Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, November 1864 Maj. Gen. and ordered to Georgia.

Postwar career: lawyer, newspaper publisher, elected to US congress but died before he could take his seat.

Marcus Joseph Wright
Born: June 5 1831, Purdy TN

Died: December 27 1922, Washington DC

Prewar profession: Law clerk, Lt. Col. in Tennessee militia.

War service: 1861 Lt. Col. in 154th Senior Tennessee, military governor of Columbus KY, Belmont, Shiloh (wounded), served on Cheatham's staff in Kentucky campaign, December 1862 Brig. Gen. in command of Donelson's Tennessee brigade, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, commanded Dist. of Atlanta, garrison at Macon, commanded Dist. of North Mississippi and West Tennessee.

Postwar career: Lawyer, asst purser of US Navy Yard, agent for the collection of archives, a complier of the Official Records.
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 Pierce Manning Butler Young
Born: November 15 1836, Spartanburg SC

Died: July 6 1896, New York NY

Prewar profession: GMI, appointed to West Point in 1857, resigned 1861 before graduation.

War service: 1861 2nd Lt. of artillery in Confederate Regular Army, served on Bragg's staff in Pensacola, adjutant of Cobb's Legion, Maj. in the Legion's cavalry, Lt. Col., served in Hampton's Brigade, Sharpsburg campaign (wounded), Col., Brandy Station, Gettysburg campaign, assigned to Butler's Brigade, October 1863 Brig. Gen., Ashland (wounded), defence of Savannah, commanded a division
under Hampton in Carolinas campaign.

William Hugh Young
Born: January 1 1838, Booneville MO

Died: November 28 1901, San Antonio TX

Prewar profession: Student

War service: 1861 recruited a company which became part of 9th Texas - Capt., Shiloh, Col., Perryville, Murfreesboro (wounded), Vicksburg campaign (wounded), Chickamauga (wounded), Atlanta campaign,
Kennesaw Mountain (wounded), August 1862 Brig.Gen. in command of Ector's brigade, Allatoona (w,c).

Postwar career: lawyer, real estate operator.
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 Felix Kirk Zollicoffer
Born: May 19 1812, Maury TN

Died: January 19 1862, Mill Springs KY

Prewar profession: Newspaper man, Seminole war, politician, US congressman.

War service: July 1861 Brig. Gen. in Provisional Confederate Army, moved precipitately into Kentucky, Mill Springs (killed).
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