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BIOGRAPHY, A-Z

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Robert Anderson
Robert Anderson
Union Major who was forced to surrender Fort Sumter

P. G. T. Beauregard
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
the first Brigadier General in the Confederate Army

Judah Philip Benjamin
Judah Philip Benjamin
lawyer, Confederate Cabinet member, English barrister

Samuel Ryan Curtis
Samuel Ryan Curtis
Congressman, Union General

George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer
he served with distinction during the Civil War but is most commonly remembered for leading his men into a massacre

Jefferson Davis
Jefferson Davis
U.S. Congressman and Senator, U.S. Secretary of War, President of the Confederate States of America

Abner Doubleday
Abner Doubleday
distinguished Union Army officer who for reasons unknown became known as the inventor of baseball

David Glasgow Farragut
David Glasgow Farragut
the first Rear Admiral and the first full Admiral in U.S. history

John White Geary
John White Geary
Territorial Governor of Kansas, Union General, Governor of Pennsylvania

Wade Hampton
Wade Hampton
Confederate General

Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson
Confederate General

Robert Edward Lee
Robert Edward Lee
Commander of the Confederate Army

George Brinton McClellan
George Brinton McClellan
Union General

Ben McCulloch
Ben McCulloch
Confederate General

David Dixon Porter
David Dixon Porter
naval hero of the Civil War

Sterling Price
Sterling Price
Confederate General

William Clarke Quantrill
William Clarke Quantrill
leader of a band of Confederates known for creating mayhem

John Sedgwick
John Sedgwick
the highest ranking casualty of the Civil War

Philip Henry Sheridan
Philip Henry Sheridan
Union General

William Tecumseh Sherman
William Tecumseh Sherman
"insane Union General"

Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Vice-President of the Confederate States of America

JEB Stuart
James Ewell Brown "Jeb" Stuart
Confederate General

Gideon Welles
Gideon Welles
Secretary of the Navy during the Civil War

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