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

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Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard

The Military Operations of General Beauregard in the War Between the States 1861 to 1865

General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was born near New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1818, of French and Welch ancestry. He attended West Point, from which he was graduated in 1838, and was a student in Major Robert Anderson's artillery class. An outstanding cadet, he stayed on briefly at the Academy as an assistant artillery instructor. Beauregard's expertise was in engineering, and after leaving West Point, he worked on fortifications, chiefly in Louisiana. With the outbreak of the Mexican War, he served as an engineer on the staff of General Winfield Scott. He served with distinction, particularly during the siege of Mexico City, and was brevetted for his valor to major.

After the war, Beauregard returned to Louisiana as an engineer. He was in charge of draining the site of New Orleans, and rose to the rank of captain. In 1860, he was selected as superintendent of West Point, but his announced sympathy for the secessionist cause in Louisiana cut short his tenure. In January 1861, he was transferred after serving only five days as superintendent of the Academy. Shortly after, in February, he resigned from the army and was immediately appointed brigadier general in the Confederate army. He was sent to take command of the forces around Charleston. Combining the qualities of a southern gentleman and a military hero, Beauregard was a celebrated figure in Charleston upon his arrival.

Date Event
1818, May 28 Born near New Orleans, La.
1838 Graduated, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
1841 Married Laure Villere
1846 Served as an engineer on staff of General Winfield Scott in Mexico
1847 Took part in Mexican War battles of Vera Cruz, Cerro Gordo, Contreras, and Mexico City
1853 Promoted to captain, United States Army
1858-1861 Chief engineer in charge of draining the site of New Orleans, La.
1860 Married Caroline Deslonde
1861 Superintendent of United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., for five days
Resigned from United States Army
Appointed brigadier general, Confederate Army, in command of forces at Charleston, S.C.
Commanding officer, Department of Alexandria
Commanding officer, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac
Promoted to general, Confederate Army
1862 Assistant to General Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate Army
Commander, Army of the Mississippi
Commanding officer, Western Department
Commander, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, with headquarters at Charleston, S.C.
1864 Commander, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia, Confederate Army
Commander, Military Division of the West
1865 Named second in command to General Joseph E. Johnston
Chief engineer and general superintendent, New Orleans, Jackson, and Great Northern Railroad
1866-1870 President, New Orleans, Jackson, and Great Northern Railroad
1866-1876 President, New Orleans & Carrollton Railroad Co.
1877-1893 Supervisor, Louisiana lottery
1879 Adjutant general of Louisiana
1888 Commissioner of public works, New Orleans, La.
1893, Feb. 20 Died, New Orleans, La.

General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard from "The History of the United States"
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