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Major General Jefferson C. Davis - His accomplishments were overshadowed by him killing a fellow General, namely Major General William 'Bull' Nelson, in the autumn of 1862.

Major General Jefferson C. Davis - His accomplishments were overshadowed by him killing a fellow General, namely Major General William 'Bull' Nelson, in the autumn of Commanded XIV Corps at Bentonville in

Mads Madsen (zuzahgaming) - Minus.com

Custer at the age of 23 when he was promoted to Brigadier General, earning him the nickname of the 'Boy General'

Civil War: Colonel Robert Gould Shaw/true patriot with a blessed heart for all

Robert Gould Shaw (October 1837 – July As Colonel, he commanded the all-black Volunteer Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which entered the war in He was killed in the Second Battle of Fort Wagner, South Carolina.

Union General Judson Kilpatrick received an appointment on June 28th 1863 to command the Third Division of the Army of the Potomac’s Cavalry Corps.He was deemed by the High Command to be the perfect " damned fool " needed for hard campaigning. He rivaled Custer for his reckless courage and womanizing. His men referred to Kilpatrick  as " Kill Cavalry " ...

Union General Judson Kilpatrick received an appointment on June 28 th 1863 to command the Third Division of the Army of the Potomac’s Cav.

Theodore Perry Biddle and his son, Lloyd Adelbert Biddle taken just before they went to serve in Co. I, 77th Ohio Vol. Infantry during the Civil War. They both were in the Battle of Pittsburg Landing which was part of the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee. Theodore Perry died at the Union Army Garrison, Little Rock, AR on 14 Dec 1863. His son, Lloyd was with him when he died.   Lloyd served in the same battles. He was captured at Mark's Mills and was a POW at Tyler, TX for 9 months.

Theodore Perry Biddle and his son, Lloyd Adelbert Biddle taken just before they went to serve in Co. I, 77th Ohio Vol. Infantry during the Civil War. They both were in the Battle of Pittsburg Landing which was part of the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee. Theodore Perry died at the Union Army Garrison, Little Rock, AR on 14 Dec 1863. His son, Lloyd was with him when he died. Lloyd served in the same battles. He was captured at Mark's Mills and was a POW at Tyler, TX for 9 months.

Cherokee Native American & Civil War General, Stand Watie Stand Watie (December 12, 1806 – September 9, 1871; also known as Standhope Uwatie, Degataga (Cherokee: ᏕᎦᏔᎦ), meaning “stand firm”, and Isaac S. Watie) was a leader of the Cherokee Nation and a brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He commanded the Confederate Indian cavalry of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi, made up mostly of Cherokee, Muskogee and Seminole.

GENERAL STAND WATIE NATIVE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 8x10" HAND COLOR TINTED PHOTOGRAPH

Cherokee Native American & Civil War General, Stand Watie Stand Watie (December 12, 1806 – September 9, 1871; also known as Standhope Uwatie, Degataga (Cherokee: ᏕᎦᏔᎦ), meaning “stand firm”, and Isaac S. Watie) was a leader of the Cherokee Nation and a brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He commanded the Confederate Indian cavalry of the Army of the Trans-Mississippi, made up mostly of Cherokee, Muskogee and Seminole.

John Bell Hood had a reputation for bravery and aggressiveness that sometimes bordered on recklessness. Arguably one of the best brigade and division commanders in the CSA, Hood became increasingly ineffective as he was promoted to lead larger commands late in the war. Hood was promoted to the temporary rank of full general and given command of the army. (Hood's temporary appointment as a full general was never confirmed by the Senate.) His commission as a Lt. Gen. resumed on January 23…

*CONFEDERATE GENERAL JOHN B. HOOD ~ was the youngest officer on either side of the Civil War to independently lead an army, having been promoted to command of the Army of Tennessee at the age of just

J.E.B. Stuart.

See all posts on the Battle of Chancellorsville As the fighting wound to a close on May 150 years ago today, Stonewall Jackson met.

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