James Lawson Kemper - Civil War Confederate Major General, Virginia Governor. At the start of the Civil War, he was a member of the Virginia State Legislature and helped organize Virginia troops for the Confederate forces. Rising through the ranks, he fought at Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg and was promoted Brigadier General in June, 1862. At the Battle of Gettysburg, he was wounded, taken prisoner and prisoner exchanged in early 1864.
*FRENCH FORREST ~ – was an American naval officer who served first in the United States Navy+later the Confederate States Navy.His combat experience prior to the American Civil War included service in the War of Mexican–American War.