Who were the Confederate generals during the US Civil War?
There were hundreds of Confederate Generals in the war. The leading was Lieutenant General Robert E. Lee. In early 1865, President Davis appointed Lee to be what is considered the general in chief of Confederate military forces.
There were hundreds of Confederate Generals in the war. The leader was Robert E. Lee.
Tupelo (Mississippi) and Tranter's Creek (North Carolina were the scenes of battles during the Civil War. Alfred Terry and Thomas Kane were Union Generals. William B. Taliaferro and Richard Taylor were Confederate Generals. The USS Tecumseh was a Union ironclad warship during the Civil War. The CSS Tennessee was a Confederate ironclad warship during the war. The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolished slavery.
Summary List of Famous Civil War Generals & Commanders during the American Civil War. There were hundreds of generals commissioned in the American Civil War on both the Union and Confederate armies. Some, like Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, Ulysess S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman are household names.
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, James Kemper, James H. Lane, James A. Walker and John G. Walker were Confederate Generals during the Civil War. Jefferson Davis was the Confederate President during the war. James Island (South Carolina), Jenkins' Ferry (Arkansas), Johnsonville (Tennessee) and Jonesborough (Georgia) were the scenes of Civil War battles. James A. Logan, James S. Wadsworth, John Newton and Joseph Hooker were Union Generals during the Civil War.
What two key generals in the Confederacy during the US Civil War were killed and hurt the Southern war efforts?
During the course of the US Civil War, two Confederate generals who were killed in action were generals Sidney Johnston and Stonewall Jackson.Johnston was killed at the Battle of Shiloh in 1862 and Stonewall Jackson was killed during the Battle of Chancellorsville. On the Northern side, generals were also lost in battle, however, most historians believe that none of them were crucial figures in the Union's war efforts.
There is always a debate on how many generals there were in the Civil War. Both sides in the war had militia so for the purpose of this question let only count the generals that were properly appointed or nominated. For the Union side there was 564 generals, and for the Confederate side there were 401.