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Confederate generals--no. 1


This is the first of 25 groups embracing representative general officers of 14 States. On preceding pages of this volume appear portraits of all generals and lieutenant-generals, all generals killed in battle, also commanders of armies and army corps. Many appear in preceding volumes of this History as identified with particular events or special branches of the service, as cavalry and artillery. Information concerning every general officer may be found through the roster and index concluding this volume.

James T. Holtzclaw led a brigade of Alabamians.

John H. Kelly, a gallant boy General.

Cullen A. battle led a brigade in Virginia.

Jonas M. Withers, originally Colonel of the 3d Infantry.

Edmund W. Pettus became a noted United States Senator.

James H. Clanton led a Cavalry brigade in Mississippi.

Charles M. Shelley led a brigade with Stewart.

Philip D. Roddey, conspicuous cavalry leader.

Henry De Lamar Clayton, originally Colonel of Infantry.


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