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General Robert E. Lee, by all accounts, North and South, a fine gentleman who wound up wearing gray because he said he would go with his state, Virginia. When VA seceded, this West Point graduate became a General in the CSA. Had he not, he might have become the Union's Commander in Chief and perhaps even President.

Copy of official plan of Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, fought 1st, 2nd, 3rd July 1863. Map drawn by Robert Knox Sneden (1832-1918). Map attempts to show the locations of various units during each day of the battle. All major landmarks are indicated. Explore the map at

"Little Sorrel," Stonewall Jackson's War Horse. Jackson obtained the sorrel gelding shortly after the war began, and was riding him at First Manassas when General Barnard E. Bee made the statement that gave Jackson his lasting nickname. He rode Little Sorrel throughout the Valley campaign. Jackson received his fatal wound when he was astride his little horse.