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Confederate generals—full rank: Hood, Kirby Smith, Bragg and Cooper

John Bell Hood To Paraphrase a Classic Eulogy, ‘None led with More Glory than Hood, yet Many led and There Was Much Glory.’

Edmund Kirby Smith Skilful and Persistent Fighter Against Odds and Ever Indomitable in the Face of Reverses in the Field.

Braxton Bragg Leader in Three of the Fiercest Battles of the War and Carried the Southern Battle Line to Its Farthest North in the West; A Record of Four Years in the Field.

Samuel Cooper Ranking Officer of the Army. All commanding generals reported to Cooper and received all orders from him. His post and duties were those of a Modern Chief of Staff.


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