John Lorimer Worden (1818 - 1897), U.S. admiral in the American Civil War ... commanded the Monitor against the Confederate vessel Virginia (originally known as the Merrimack) in first battle of ironclad ships in 1862.
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was a Louisiana-born American military officer, politician, inventor, writer, civil servant, and the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
MORE CIVIL WAR FUN: Who was the leader of the Confederate Army? It might surprise you to discover it was technically the obscure Hackensack, NY native, Samuel Cooper. Cooper, a friend of J. Davis, was a transplanted Northerner who volunteered for CSA service and was senior on the list of five FULL General appointments made early in the war, making him the top dog in name, if not in deed. Cooper served as Adjutant General of the CS Army and died in poverty at Alexandria, VA in 1876.