HCHS Civil War Generals

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Union general who ran as a Republican and won the 1880 Presidential election
Confederate cavalry officer who later became the first Grand Wizard of the KKK
Said, 'War is cruelty. You cannot refine it.'
Wrote Ben Hur
Union naval commander on the Mississippi who assisted Grant in Tennessee
Naval commander who took New Orleans
Union general at 2nd Bull Run
Union general at Shiloh
Union general who captured Savannah
Confederate general who led Shenandoah Valley campaign
Confederate general who lost use of an arm at Gettysburg and completely lost a leg at Chickamauga
Confederate general at Vicksburg
Confederate general who was an Episcopal bishop
Union general who ran as a Democrat and was defeated in the 1880 Presidential election
Top Union cavalry commander
Mortally wounded at Yellow Tavern
Confederate general who took Frankfort, KY and installed a confederate governor there
Rock of Chickamauga
Union commander who surrendered Ft. Sumter
Confederate general famous for charge at Gettysburg
CSA/2nd in command at Shiloh/took over after Albert Sydney Johnston was mortally wounded/defended Charleston/defensive gamble at Petersburg saved Richmond
Confederate cavalry commander from Kentucky
Claimed to have told Lee at Gettysburg: 'No 15,000 men ever arrayed for battle can take that position.'
Union general at Gettysburg
Confederate general of 7 Days Battles
Defended hill Little Round Top on extreme left flank of Union army as a colonel at Gettysburg (won Medal of Honor)/commanded Union troops at Lee's surrender
Union general at Chancellorsville
Professor of rhetoric at Bowdoin College in Maine before war (became prez after war)/32nd Governor of Maine/fluent in 10 languages
Put forth the 'Anaconda Plan'
Union general at Fredericksburg
Confederate general who captured Ft. Sumter
Confederate general who created Coca-Cola
Confederate cavalry commander in the east
Horse's name was Traveler
Confederate general who fought with Sherman from Chattanooga to Atlanta before being replace by Hood
Union general at Vicksburg
Union general based at Cairo, Illinois who took forts on the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers
Union general who took Roanoke
Confederate general hit by friendly fire at Chancellorsville after leading surprise attack
Old Fuss n' Feathers
Confederate general at Shiloh
Home was Arlington House/now Arlington National Cemetary
Was widely but falsley credited with creating baseball

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