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Confederate Generals

 

Confederate Generals

 

Confederate Generals of the Civil War

 

 

Confederate Generals

CSA General in Chief Joseph R. Johnston

February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891

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

 

 

 

Confederate Generals

CSA General in Chief Robert E. Lee

January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870

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

 

 

 

Confederate Generals

CSA General Thomas “Stonewall”  Jackson

January 21,1824 – May 10, 1863

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

 

 

 

Confederate Generals

CSA General James “Old Pete” Longstreet

January 8, 1821 – January 2, 1904

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

 

 

 

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

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)

 

 

 

General PGT BeauregardCSA 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 HoodCSA 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. GordonCSA Major General John B. Gordon

February 6, 1832 – January 9, 1904

University of Georgia ( Lawyer )

 

 

 

Nathan Bedford ForrestCSA 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.

 

 

Braxton BraggCSA General Braxton Bragg

March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876

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

 

 

 

Jubal EarlyCSA General Jubal “Old Jube” Early

November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894

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

 

 

 

Lewis ArmisteadCSA 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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