Confederate Generals


General Beauregard Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard Beauregard
P.G.T. Beauregard
Napoleon in Gray

Beauregard often gets overlooked, he was never as beloved as Lee or Stonewall Jackson, but he was capable, the man had a sharp mind and Lee understood this, even if Jefferson Davis did not
General Bragg General Braxton Bragg Kindle Available
Braxton Bragg
General Braxton Bragg, C.S.A

Historians have denigrated Bragg by accepting without challenge the self-serving accusations of prominent, disgruntled subordinates, each of whom sought to explain their own failures by assigning them to Bragg. This biography, without dodging Bragg's deficiencies, refutes much of this false testimony. The result is a balanced view of this controversial general
General J Early Jubal Early Jubals Raid
Jubal's Raid: General Early's Famous Attack on Washington in 1864
General Grant was hammering at the gates of Richmond and the Confederacy seemed doomed. In a bold and desperate stroke, General Lee countered by sending General. Early and a force of only twelve thousand men toward Washington, D.C.
General Richard Ewell Richard Ewell Kindle Available
General Ewell
Confederate General R.S. Ewell
Robert E. Lee's Hesitant Commander

Richard Stoddert Ewell is best known as the Confederate General selected by Robert E. Lee to replace "Stonewall" Jackson as chief of the Second Corps in the Army of Northern Virginia.
Nathan Bedford Forrest Nathan Bedford Forrest Kindle Available
Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest
A Biography

Nathan Bedford Forrest was one of the most interesting figures from the mid-19th Century. He was also one of the most controversial -- given his role as Confederate cavalryman, Fort Pillow, and the rise of the first KKK
General Wade Hampton Wade Hampton Kindle Available
Wade Hampton

Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer
General Wade Hampton was for a time the commander of all Lee's cavalry and at the end of the war was the highest-ranking Confederate cavalry officer
General AP Hill A.P. Hill Kindle Available
General AP Hill

General A.P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior
A Confederate general who ranks with Lee, Jeb Stuart, and Stonewall Jackson. Drawing extensively on newly unearthed documents, this work provides a gripping battle-by-battle assessment of Hill's role in Antietam
General Hood John B. Hood Kindle Available
John Bell Hood

Advance And Retreat: Personal Experiences In The United States And Confederate States Armies
John Bell Hood entered the Confederate Army at 29, loyal to Confederate Independence. He led his men into the battles of Second Manassas, Gaines's Mill, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and Chickamauga
Stonewall Jackson Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson Kindle Available
Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain
Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain

At Cedar Mountain on August 9,1862, Stonewall Jackson exercised independent command of a campaign for the last time
General Joseph E. Johnston Joseph E. Johnston Joseph Johnston
Joseph E. Johnston and the Defense of Richmond
The high-level conferences in Richmond to set strategy and the relationship of the Peninsula campaign to operations in the Shenandoah Valley and the western Confederacy.
Joseph Kershaw Joseph Brevard Kershaw Kershaw
Kershaw's Brigade South Carolina's Regiments in the American Civil War
The story of South Carolina regiments in the American Civil War. As such it is essentially the story of the war itself since the state's forces were engaged from the very beginning at Fort Sumter
General Robert E Lee Robert E. Lee Kindle Available
Lees of Virginia
The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

There are few American families that feature such a collection of characters, both heroic and ignoble, who have made such a mark on history as the Lees. In The Lees of Virginia, Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of accolades and scandals
James Longstreet James Longstreet Kindle Available
General James Longstreet

From Manassas to Appomattox
General James Longstreet

According to some, he was partially to blame for the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg; according to others, if Lee had followed Longstreet's advice, they would have won that battle.
General Robert Rodes Robert E. Rodes Kindle Available
Robert Rodes

Major General Robert E. Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia: A Biography
The first deeply researched scholarly biography on this remarkable Confederate officer. From First Manassas in 1861 to Third Winchester in 1864
JEB Stuart JEB Stuart Kindle Available
JEB Stuart

Cavalryman of the Lost Cause
A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart

James Ewell Brown Stuart was the premier cavalry commander of the Confederacy. He gained a reputation for daring early in the war when he rode around the Union army in the Peninsula Campaign, providing valuable intelligence to General Robert E. Lee
General Van Dorn CSA Earl Van Dorn Van Dorn
Van Dorn: The Life and Times of a Confederate General
Biography of the flamboyant Earl Van Dorn, one of the most promising yet disappointing officers in the Confederate Army
Captain Ralph Semmes CSA Raphael Semmes Kindle Available
Wolf of the Deep

Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama
In July 1862, the Confederate captain Raphael Semmes received orders to report to Liverpool, where he would take command of a secret new British-built steam warship. His mission: to prey on Union commercial vessels and undermine the North's ability to continue the war
Captain Nathan Evans Captain Nathan G. Evans Captain Nathan Evans
Wandering to Glory: Confederate Veterans Remember Evans's Brigade

Nearly ten percent of all South Carolinians who fought in the Confederate army were members of Evans' Brigade

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
General Braxton Bragg
Jubal Early
Richard Ewell
Nathan Bedford Forrest
A.P. Hill
John B. Hood
General Wade Hampton
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson

Joseph E. Johnston
Joseph Brevard Kershaw
General Robert E. Lee
James Longstreet
Robert E. Rodes
JEB Stuart
Earl Van Dorn
Captain Raphael Semmes
Captain Nathan G. Evans



Civil War commanders book titles


Confederate Generals. Left to right - Hood, Semmes, Davis, Stuart, Jackson, Lee, Forrest, Johnston, Beauregard.
Confederate Rebel Cotton Burners
Confederate cotton burners near Memphis
24" x 18" Fine-Art Print



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Wade Hampton

Wade Hampton
Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer

General Wade Hampton was for a time the commander of all Lee's cavalry and at the end of the war was the highest-ranking Confederate cavalry officer

P.G.T. Beauregard
Napoleon in Gray

Beauregard often gets overlooked, he was never as beloved as Lee or Stonewall Jackson, but he was capable, the man had a sharp mind and Lee understood this, even if Jefferson Davis did not

  General Robert E. Lee Surrendering the Confederate Army to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, c.1865
General Robert E. Lee Surrendering the Confederate Army
to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, c.1865

12 in. x 9 in.
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Cavalry Sabre
Cavalry Saber
This fine replica is 39 inches overall and features a highly polished 33 inch carbon steel blade. Its leather wrapped handle fits the hand perfectly and sports decorative brass accents and a shiny brass pommel.

Famous Confederate commanders of the Civil War, 1861-65
Hood, Stuart, Early, Hill, Polk, J.E. Johnston, Hardee, Smith, Bragg, R. E. Lee, Beauregard, Breckinridge, A.S. Johnston, Jackson, Ewell, Hampton, Fitzhugh Lee, Price, Semmes, Longstreet.
Lithograph by Sherman Publishing Company, 1884.

Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier
Biography of the dashing Confederate general is history at its best: fascinating, colorful, provocative. Includes portraits of Stuart's early life, training at West Point, the fateful decision to side with the South and action-packed battle scenes. 7 maps. 8 pages of photos.

Jeb Stuart and the Confederate Defeat at Gettysburg
Warren C. Robinson reassesses the historical record to come to a clearer view of Stuart's orders for the crucial battle (as well as what was expected of him), of his actual performance, and of the impact his late arrival had on the outcome of the campaign.
Kindle Available
JEB Stuart

Cavalryman of the Lost Cause
A Biography of J. E. B. Stuart

James Ewell Brown Stuart was the premier cavalry commander of the Confederacy. He gained a reputation for daring early in the war when he rode around the Union army in the Peninsula Campaign, providing valuable intelligence to General Robert E. Lee at the expense of Union commander George B. McClellan

Jefferson Davis and his cabinet with General Lee in the Council Chamber at Richmond
jefferson Davis confederate President and cabinet
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Rise and Fall Confederate Government

The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government
Whether we agree with Jefferson Davis or not, knowledge of his point of view is essential to understanding the causes of the Civil War. The forward by McPherson helps to give balance and explanation.

Lee The Last Years
After his surrender at Appomattox, Robert E. Lee lived only another five years - the forgotten chapter of an extraordinary life. These were his finest hours, when he did more than any other American to heal the wounds between North and South
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Robert E. Lee
This book not only offers concise detail but also gives terrific insight into the state of the Union and Confederacy during Lee's life. Lee was truly a one of kind gentleman and American, and had Virginia not been in the south or neutral, he ultimately would have led the Union forces.


Robert E Lee CSA
12 inch Action Figure by Dragon
Civil War Revolver Pistol
Civil War Model 1851 Naval Pistol
Engraved Silver Tone / Gold Tone Finish and Wooden Grips - Replica of Revolver Used by Both USA / Union and CSA / Confederate Forces


History Channel Secret Missions
History Channel Civil War
Secret Missions

There are about a half-dozen different small arms types, but the Henry is the best for rapid repeating fire and least reloading. The shotgun they give you is useless: you must aim spot-on to affect an enemy, so why not just use the rifle? Grenades are useful at times.
Nation Divided
History Channel
Civil War A Nation Divided

Rally the troops and organize a counterattack -- Your strategic decision and talent as a commander will decide if the Union is preserved or if Dixie wins its independence
Sid Meiers
Sid Meier's Civil War Collection
Take command of either Confederate or Union troops and command them to attack from the trees, rally around the general, or do any number of other realistic military actions. The AI reacts to your commands as if it was a real Civil War general, and offers infinite replayability. The random-scenario generator provides endless variations on the battles
video game
Campaign Gettysburg:
Civil War Battles

Campaign Gettysburg is simply the best of all the HPS Civil War games. While all of those are very good in their own right they simply do not compete with the level of detail presented here.
Hundreds of scenarios and multiple OOBs are only the start, the best thing is the campaign game


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