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Confederate major-generals conspicuous as commanders of armies or army corps

Gustavus Woodson Smith, defender of Yorktown and Richmond.

John Bankhead Magruder, defender of the Virginia Peninsula in 1861.

William Wing Loring, with Robert E. Lee in West Virginia in 1861.

Samuel Jones, commander Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

Sterling Price fought on both sides of the Mississippi River.

Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, brigade, division and Corps commander.

Dabney Herndon Maury, defender of the lower Mississippi in 1862-4.

Earl Van Dorn, a daring and Resourceful Army commander.

John Cabel Breckinridge, defender of the Mississippi in 1861.


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