Generals and other Noteworthy People from the Civil War
Take a look into the life and times of Mathew Brady and photography during the Civil War.
Here was a fascinating, strongly driven man who, in some ways was displaced by being the President of the Confederacy, yet at the same time, thought of himself and the Confederacy as one. Learn all about him here.
Here was a very intelligent, creative lady, and the wife and driving influence behind her husband Jefferson and the Confederacy.
Early in the Civil War, Sullivan Ballou, from Providence, Rhode Island, enlisted in the Union army. While stationed outside Washington, D.C., while awaiting orders which would take him to the First Battle of Bull Run, he sat down and wrote the most beautiful letter to his wife. In this letter he talked of many things, the Union, democracy, and the love of his wife and children, but also in writing it, he predicted his own death. A harrowing letter everyone should read!
Here you can learn all about the greatest cavalryman during the Civil War on both sides, as well as his famous hat!
Learn about the man after whom the Kearney Medal was so named.
Here's the life of the man who is more well known as the alleged inventor of baseball, than his exploits during the Civil War!
You can learn here all about the abolitionist and fanatical anti-slavery fighter, who led a famous raid on Harpers Ferry, and who became a martyr in parts of the North. Included here is Brown's last speech before he was led to the gallows.
Find out about the man who us unquestionably the greatest general in the Confederacy, and the finest soldier in both the North and the South. A great man, he was respected in the North, and adored in the South.
This was the only Southern general who was involved in the most momentous events of the Civil War.
Learn about the first officer to die in the Civil War, who was a promise to the North, a great symbol of patriotism, and America's foremost parade-ground soldier.
Learn all about life and death of the greatest fighting general on either side during the Civil War.
A tribute to my Civil War hero, and to a regiment that suffered one of the greatest losses at the Battle of Antietam.
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