Brigadier General Randall Lee Gibson (10 Sep 1832 – 15 Dec 1892). After being promoted to brigadier general on January 11, 1864, he fought in the Atlanta Campaign and the Franklin-Nashville Campaign; he then was assigned to the defense of Mobile, Alabama. He inspired his troops to hold Spanish Fort, which was under siege, until the last moment, after which they escaped at night on April 8, 1865.
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Brigadier General Thomas Moore Scott (1829 – 12 Apr 1876) saw active service in several battles in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. Scott was promoted to the grade of brigadier general on May 10, 1864 after distinguished service at the beginning of the Atlanta campaign. He was severely wounded in the back from concussion of a shell on November 30, 1864 at the Battle of Franklin and apparently saw no further action. No record of his parole has been found.
Brigadier General Francis Marion Cockrell (1 Oct 1834 – 13 Dec 1915) was a Confederate military commander who fought in many of the battles of the Atlanta Campaign, and participated in Hood's Tennessee Campaign later that year (where he was wounded). In April 1865, shortly before the end of the war, Cockrell was captured in Alabama. His brigade was considered one of the finest on either side, and Cockrell himself is widely recognized as one of the best combat brigadiers of the entire war.
General Loyd Tilghman CSA killed by the last artillery round fired by Federal forces at the battle of Champion Hill May 16,1863.
Major General William T. Sherman, Courtesy Library of Congress. Southerners should never want to associate with people such as Sherman, nor with those that consider him a "hero". He was a war criminal and should have been hung.
Patrick Ronayne Cleburne was born in Ireland, the son of a protestant physician. After serving for 3 years with the British army, he moved to Arkansas. During the American Civil War, Cleburne distinguished himself as a Confederate general leading troops at Shiloh, Perryville, Chickamauga, Atlanta and finally Franklin where he and 6 other Confederate generals were killed or mortally wounded. Cleburne also supported arming slaves to fight for the South, though the idea never took off.
Private William Henry Lord, a cavalryman, sits alert and ready for the next ride. CDV by George Wertz, Kansas City, Mo. A yet unmuddied enlistee from Bleeding Kansas, the last state to enter the Union before Fort Sumter, Lord was in the Eleventh Kansas Volunteer Cavalry; he was wounded in the shoulder in October 1864 but rejoined his company and was mustered out in September 1865.
Gen Gideon Johnson Pillow - Lawyer, politician, and Confederate general in the Civil War. He is best remembered for his poor performance at the Battle of Fort Donelson.
James B. McPherson (1828-1864), who died at the Battle of Atlanta, was one the highest-ranking Union soldiers killed in the war - The Civil War warriors: Fascinating photographs of the Union generals who kept the U.S. together 150 years ago www.dailymail.co....