Confederate Generals

 

Confederate Generals

 

Confederate Generals of the Civil War

 

 

Joe Johnston 150x150 Confederate Generals

CSA General in Chief Joseph R. Johnston

February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891

West Point: Graduates 1829 ( 13th in class of 46)

 

 

 

R.E.Lee 1 150x150 Confederate Generals

CSA General in Chief Robert E. Lee

January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870

West Point: Graduates 1829 (2nd in class of 46)

 

 

 

Jackson 150x150 Confederate Generals

CSA General Thomas “Stonewall”  Jackson

January 21,1824 – May 10, 1863

West Point: Graduates 1846 (17th in class of 59)

 

 

 

Longstreet 150x150 Confederate Generals

CSA General James “Old Pete” Longstreet

January 8, 1821 – January 2, 1904

West Point: Graduates 1842 ( 54th in class of 56)

 

 

 

Hill 150x150 Confederate Generals

CSA General Ambrose P. Hill

November 9, 1825 – April 2, 1865

West Point: Graduates 1847 ( 15th in class of 38)

 

Confederate Generals of the Civil War

 

Jeb Stuart 150x150 Confederate Generals

CSA Cavalry Major General J.E.B Stuart

Februry 6, 1833 – May 12, 1864 (Yellow Tavern,Va.)

West Point: Graduates 1854 ( 13th in class of 46)

 

 

 

PGT Beauregard 117x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard

May 28, 1818 – February 20, 1893

West Point: Graduates 2nd in class of 1838

(“Fired the opening shots of the Civil War on Ft. Sumter on April 12,1861″)

 

 

John Bell Hood 150x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA General John Bell Hood

June 1, 1831 – August 30, 1879

West Point: Graduates 1853 ( 44th in class of 52 )

 

 

Confederate Generals of the Civil War

 

John B. Gordon 150x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA Major General John B. Gordon

February 6, 1832 – January 9, 1904

University of Georgia ( Lawyer )

 

 

 

Nathan Bedford Forrest 150x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA General Nathan Bedford ” Old Bed” Forrest ( “Forrests’ Cavalry Corps )

July 13, 1821 – October 19, 1877

Not as formally educated, Nathan was a true antebellum gentleman and successful Southern businessman who would become ” Devil Forrest ” to Union forces for his tenacious and often brutal attacks.

 

 

General Bragg 150x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA General Braxton Bragg

March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876

West Point: Graduates 1837 ( 5th in class of 50 )

 

 

 

Jubal Early 150x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA General Jubal “Old Jube” Early

November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894

West Point: Graduates 1837 (18th in class of 50 )

 

 

 

Armistead 137x150 Confederate GeneralsCSA General Lewis “Lo” Armistead

February 18, 1817 – July 5, 1863 ( Dies from wounds received on July 3 at Battle of Gettysburg)

“Lo” Armistead led his brigade to the “High Water Mark of the Confederacy” during Pickett’s Charge at “The Battle of Gettysburg” on July 3, 1863.

 

 

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