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Lieutenant-generals of the Confederacy—group no. 2

Wade Hampton fought from Bull Run to Bentonville. With J. E. B. Stuart's Cavalry he ‘stood in the way’ of Sheridan at Trevilian Station in 1864.

Richard Henry Anderson commanded a brigade on the Peninsula; later he commanded a division and, after the Wilderness, Longstreet's Corps.

John Brown Gordon. This Intrepid leader of forlorn Hope assaults rose from a civilian captain to the Second highest rank in the Army.

Leonidas Polk, Bishop and soldier both, to the end; he fell on the battlefield of Pine Mountain in the defense of Atlanta.

William Joseph Hardee, on the front line for four years; last commander of the defense of Charleston and Savannah.

Stephen Dill Lee fought in five States; with Beauregard at Charleston, April, 1861, and with Hood at Nashville, December, 1864.


   


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