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for the Confederacy at Manassas (First Bull Run), in 1861.
then he disappeared from view—a way he had, as his antagonists were to learn later—for a while, and at one time it seemed as if the theater of active operations was to know his presence no more, when, in response to an order from the War Department in Richmond, along with his acquiescence, he tendered his resignation from the command he then held.
Fortunately, this document went through the headquarters of his superior, General Joseph E. Johnston, who before forwarding it wrote to Jackson asking reconsideration, and so the services of the latter were retained to the Confederacy, and we were to hear much of his doings from that time until his untimely and tragic death.
But in the months immediately succeeding Bull Run, he was almost lost sight of, and it was only at the opening of the campaign of 1862 that he began to loom again upon the military horizon.
the fortunes of the young Confederacy seemed then at a low ebb; fr
Wright has followed the strictest interpretation of the Confederate records below.
As for the body of this History it has been thought best to employ the titles most commonly used, and found in the popular reference works.
The highest rank attained is given in every case together with the date of the commission conferring such rank.
Beauregard, P. G. T., July 21, 1861.
Bragg, Braxton, April 6, 1862.
Cooper, Samuel, May 16, 1861.
Johnston, A. S., May 30, 1861.
Johnston, J. E., July 4, 1861.
Lee, Robert E., June 14, 1861.
General, provisional army
Smith, E. Kirby, Feb. 19, 1864.
Generals, provisional army (with temporary rank)
Hood, John B., July 18, 1864.
Lieutenant-generals, provisional army
Buckner, S. B., Sept. 20, 1864.
Ewell, Richard S., May 23, 1863.
Forrest, N. B., Feb. 28, 1865.
Hampton, Wade, Feb. 14, 1865.
Hardee, Wm. J., Oct. 10, 1862.
Hill, Ambrose P., May 24, 1863.
Hill, Daniel H., July 11, 1863.
Holmes, T. H., Oct. 13, 18