previous next

Living Generals of the Confederate States Army. A compilation believed to be accurate up to date.

One hundred and Sixty-six living Confederate Generals of different grades. Their names and rank.

[From the Richmond Dispatch November 20, 1892.]

The following list was republished by the Dispatch after revision by distinguished Confederate Generals including General Marcus J. Wright of the War Record Office, Washington, D. C. The Editor has further corrected it.

Dallas, Texas.
To the Editor of the Ex-Confederate.
As your paper is read not only in this State, but, I hope, in every State in the South, where you have numerous readers, I send you for publication a corrected roster of the surviving generals of the Confederate army, compiled from the most reliable data to be had to October I, 1892.

The number of general officers of all grades appointed and commissioned is four hundred and ninety-eight—viz.: Six generals, one general with temporary rank, one quarter-master general, two commissary-generals and two surgeon-generals; one hundred and two rose to the rank of major-general and twenty-one rose to the rank of lieutenant-general. General Joseph E. Johnston, with six major-generals and twenty-two brigadier generals, are reported dead since January I, 1891, leaving one hundred and sixty-six living out of the original number. I hope that this list is correct; that they are all living as reported, but if any have ‘crossed over the river,’ I ask my old friends to be kind enough to give me the name, rank, State, and residence. The old Confederates now living will, when reading this roster of the living, recall many incidents of the war now long since forgotten. Peruse this list—viz:



Gustav P. T. Beauregard, New Orleans.

General with temporary rank.

Edmond Kirby Smith, Sewanee, Tennessee.


Stephen D. Lee, Starkville, Mississippi.

James Longstreet, Gainesville, Georgia.

Jubal A. Early, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Simon B. Buckner, Frankfort, Kentucky.

Joseph Wheeler, Wheeler, Alabama.

Ambrose P. Stewart, Oxford, Mississippi.

Wade Hampton, Columbia, South Carolina.

John B. Gordon, Atlanta, Georgia.


Gustavus W. Smith, New York.

Lafayette McLaws, Savannah, Georgia.

S. G. French, Holly Springs, Mississippi.

John H. Forney, Alabama.

Dabney H. Maury, Richmond, Virginia.

Henry Heth, Antietam Survey, Washington, D. C.

R. F. Hoke, Raleigh, North Carolina.

J. L. Kemper, Orange Courthouse, Virginia.

W. B. Bate, United States Senate, Washington.

J. B. Kershaw, Camden, South Carolina.

M. C. Butler, United States Senate, Washington.

E. C. Walthall, United States Senate, Washington.

L. L. Lomax, Virginia.

P. M. B. Young, Cartersville, Georgia.

T. L. Rosser, Charlottesville, Virginia.

W. W. Allen, Montgomery, Alabama.

S. B. Maxey, Paris, Texas.

William Mahone, Petersburg, Virginia.

G. W. Custis Lee, Lexington, Virginia.

William B. Taliaferro, Gloucester, Virginia.

John G. Walker, Washington, D. C.

William T. Martin, Natchez, Mississippi. [36]

C. J. Polignac, Orleans, France.

E. M. Law, Yorkville, South Carolina.

James F. Fagan, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Thomas Churchill, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Richard C. Gatlin, Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Matt W. Ranson, United States Senate, Washington.

J. A. Smith, Jackson, Mississippi.

Fitzhugh Lee, Glasgow, Virginia.


George T. Anderson, Anniston, Alabama.

Frank C. Armstrong, Washington, D. C.

E. P Alexander, Savannah, Georgia.

Arthur P. Bagby, Texas.

Rufus Barringer, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Pinckney D. Bowles, Alabama.

William L. Brandon, Mississippi.

John Bratton, South Carolina.

J. L. Brent, Baltimore.

C. A. Battle, Newbern, North Carolina.

R. L. T. Beale, The Hague, Virginia.

Hamilton P. Bee, San Antonio, Texas.

W. R. Boggs, Winston, North Carolina.

Tyree H. Bell, Tennessee.

William L. Cabell, Dallas, Texas.

E. Capers, Columbia, South Carolina.

James R. Chalmers, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Thomas L. Clingman, Asheville, North Carolina.

George B. Cosby, California.

Francis M. Cockrell, United States Senate.

A. H. Colquitt (Georgia), United States Senate.

R. E. Colston, Washington, D. C.

Phil. Cook, Atlanta, Georgia.

M. D. Corse, Alexandria, Virginia.

Alexander W. Campbell, Tennessee.

Alfred Cumming, Augusta, Georgia.

X. B. DeBray, Austin, Texas.

William R. Cox, Penelo, North Carolina.

H. B. Davidson, California.

T. P. Dockery, Arkansas. [37]

Basil W. Duke, Louisville, Kentucky.

Joseph Davis, Mississippi City.

John Echols, Louisville, Kentucky.

C. A. Evans, Atlanta, Georgia.

Samuel W. Ferguson, Greenville, Mississippi.

J. J. Finley, Florida.

D. M. Frost, Missouri.

Richard M. Gano, Dallas, Texas.

R. L. Gibson, United States Senate.

William L. Gardner, Memphis, Tennessee.

G. W. Gordon, Memphis.

E. C. Govan, Arkansas.

Johnson Haygood, Barnwell, South Carolina.

George P. Harrison, Jr., Auburn, Alabama.

Robert J. Henderson, Atlanta, Georgia.

A. T. Hawthorne, Atlanta.

J. F. Holtzclaw, Montgomery, Alabama.

Eppa Hunton, United States Senate.

William P. Hardeman, Austin, Texas.

N. H. Harris, Mississippi.

Edward Higgins, Norfolk, Virginia.

George B. Hodge, Kentucky.

J. D. Imboden, Damacus, Virginia.

Henry R. Jackson, Savannah, Georgia.

William H. Jackson, Nashville, Tennessee.

Bradley T. Johnson, Baltimore, Maryland.

George D. Johnson, Civil Service Commissioner. Washington, D. C.

Robert D. Johnson, Birmingham, Alabama.

A. R. Johnson, Texas.

J. D. Kennedy, Camden, South Carolina.

William H. King, Austin, Texas.

William W. Kirkland, New York.

James H. Lane, Auburn, Alabama.

A. R. Lawton, Savannah, Georgia.

T. M. Logan, Richmond, Virginia.

Robert Lowry, Jackson, Mississippi.

Joseph H. Lewis, Kentucky.

W. G. Lewis, Tarboro, North Carolina.

William McComb, Gordonsville, Virginia. [38]

Samuel McGowan, Abbeville, South Carolina.

John T. Morgan, United States Senate.

T. T. Munford, Lynchburg, Virginia.

George Maney, Nashville.

John McCausland, West Virginia.

Henry E. McCullock, Texas.

W. R. Miles, Mississippi.

William Miller, Florida.

B. McGlathan, Savannah, Georgia.

John C. Moore, Texas.

Francis T. Nichols, New Orleans, Louisiana.

R. L. Page, Norfolk, Virginia.

W. H. Payne, Warrenton, Virginia.

W. F. Perry, Glendale, Kentucky.

Roger A. Pryor, New York City.

Lucius E. Polk, Ashwood, Tennessee.

W. H. Parsons, Texas.

N. B. Pearce, Arkansas.

E. W. Pettus, Selma, Alabama.

W. A. Quarles, Clarkesville, Tennessee.

B. H. Robertson, Washington, D. C.

F. H. Robertson, Waco, Texas.

Daniel Ruggles, Fredericksburg, Virginia.

George W. Rains, Augusta, Florida.

D. H. Reynolds, Arkansas.

William P. Roberts, Gatesville, North Carolina.

L. S. Ross, College Station, Texas.

Charles A. Ronald, Blacksburg, Virginia.

Charles M. Shelly, Alabama.

F. A. Shoup, Sewanee, Tennessee.

G. M. Sorrell, Savannah, Georgia.

George H. Stuart, Baltimore, Maryland.

Marcellus A. Stovall, Augusta, Georgia.

Edward L. Thomas, Washington, D. C.

W. R. Terry, Richmond, Virginia.

J. C. Tappan, Helena, Arkansas.

Robert B. Vance, Asheville, North Carolina.

A. J. Vaughan. Memphis, Tennessee.

James A. Walker, Wytheville, Virginia.

D. A. Weisiger, Richmond, Virginia. [39]

L. S. Baker, Suffolk, Virginia.

E. McNair, Halletsburg, Mississippi.

T. B. Smith, Nashville, Tennessee.

N. H. Harris, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

J. Z. George, United States Senate.

Zebulon York, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

G. Z. Wharton, Radford, Virginia.

Marcus J. Wright, Washington, D. C.

G. J. Wright, Griffin Georgia.

H. H. Walker, New York.

W. S. Walker, Florida.

W. H. Wallace, Columbia, South Carolina.

T. N. Waul, Galveston, Texas.

John S. Williams, Mount Sterling, Kentucky.

Joe Shelby, Butler, Missouri.

John B. Clark, Jr., Washington, D. C.

Respectfully submitted for the information of the old Confederate veterans and others.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Washington (United States) (9)
Savannah (Georgia, United States) (6)
Atlanta (Georgia, United States) (5)
Richmond (Virginia, United States) (4)
Arkansas (Arkansas, United States) (4)
Tennessee (Tennessee, United States) (3)
Edgefield (Tennessee, United States) (3)
Dallas (Texas, United States) (3)
Columbia (South Carolina, United States) (3)
Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) (3)
Austin (Texas, United States) (3)
Augusta (Georgia, United States) (3)
Alabama (Alabama, United States) (3)
Vicksburg (Mississippi, United States) (2)
Sewanee (Tennessee, United States) (2)
Norfolk (Virginia, United States) (2)
Morristown (North Carolina, United States) (2)
Montgomery (Alabama, United States) (2)
Memphis (Tennessee, United States) (2)
Lynchburg (Virginia, United States) (2)
Louisville (Kentucky, United States) (2)
Little Rock (Arkansas, United States) (2)
Jackson (Mississippi, United States) (2)
Camden, S. C. (South Carolina, United States) (2)
California (California, United States) (2)
Auburn, Ala. (Alabama, United States) (2)
Yorkville (South Carolina, United States) (1)
Wytheville (Virginia, United States) (1)
Wheeler (Alabama, United States) (1)
Warrenton (Virginia, United States) (1)
Wade Hampton (South Carolina, United States) (1)
Waco (Texas, United States) (1)
United States (United States) (1)
The Hague (Netherlands) (1)
Tarboro (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Suffolk, Va. (Virginia, United States) (1)
Starkville (Mississippi, United States) (1)
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (1)
Selma (Alabama, United States) (1)
San Antonio (Texas, United States) (1)
Salem (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Raleigh (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Radford (Virginia, United States) (1)
Petersburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (1)
Penelo (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Paris, Texas (Texas, United States) (1)
Oxford (Mississippi, United States) (1)
Orleans (France) (1)
New Orleans (Louisiana, United States) (1)
New Bern (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Natchez (Mississippi, United States) (1)
Mount Sterling, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (1)
Missouri (Missouri, United States) (1)
Lexington, Va. (Virginia, United States) (1)
Holly Springs (Mississippi, United States) (1)
Helena, Ark. (Arkansas, United States) (1)
Greenville (Mississippi, United States) (1)
Gordonsville (Virginia, United States) (1)
Gloucester, Va. (Virginia, United States) (1)
Glendale (Kentucky, United States) (1)
Glasgow (Virginia, United States) (1)
Georgia (Georgia, United States) (1)
Gatesville (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Galveston (Texas, United States) (1)
Gainesville (Georgia, United States) (1)
Fredericksburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (1)
Frankfort (Kentucky, United States) (1)
Fort Smith (Arkansas, United States) (1)
College Station (Texas, United States) (1)
Clarkesville (Georgia, United States) (1)
Charlottesville (Virginia, United States) (1)
Charlotte (North Carolina, United States) (1)
Cartersville (Georgia, United States) (1)
Butler, Bates County (Missouri, United States) (1)
Blacksburg (Virginia, United States) (1)
Birmingham (Alabama, United States) (1)
Baton Rouge (Louisiana, United States) (1)
Barnwell Court House (South Carolina, United States) (1)
Ashwood (Tennessee, United States) (1)
Anniston (Alabama, United States) (1)
Alexandria (Virginia, United States) (1)
Abbeville, S. C. (South Carolina, United States) (1)

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
Marcus J. Wright (2)
Stephen D. Lee (2)
N. H. Harris (2)
William L. Cabell (2)
P. M. B. Young (1)
Zebulon York (1)
G. J. Wright (1)
John S. Williams (1)
Joseph Wheeler (1)
G. Z. Wharton (1)
D. A. Weisiger (1)
T. N. Waul (1)
E. C. Walthall (1)
W. H. Wallace (1)
W. S. Walker (1)
John G. Walker (1)
James A. Walker (1)
H. H. Walker (1)
A. J. Vaughan (1)
Robert B. Vance (1)
William R. Terry (1)
J. C. Tappan (1)
William B. Taliaferro (1)
George H. Stuart (1)
Marcellus A. Stovall (1)
Ambrose P. Stewart (1)
G. M. Sorrell (1)
T. B. Smith (1)
J. A. Smith (1)
Gustavus W. Smith (1)
Edmond Kirby Smith (1)
F. A. Shoup (1)
Charles M. Shelly (1)
Joe Shelby (1)
Daniel Ruggles (1)
Thomas L. Rosser (1)
L. S. Ross (1)
Charles A. Ronald (1)
F. H. Robertson (1)
B. H. Robertson (1)
William P. Roberts (1)
D. H. Reynolds (1)
Matt W. Ranson (1)
George W. Rains (1)
W. A. Quarles (1)
Roger A. Pryor (1)
Lucius E. Polk (1)
C. J. Polignac (1)
E. W. Pettus (1)
W. F. Perry (1)
N. B. Pearce (1)
W. H. Payne (1)
W. H. Parsons (1)
R. L. Page (1)
Francis T. Nichols (1)
T. T. Munford (1)
John T. Morgan (1)
John C. Moore (1)
William Miller (1)
W. R. Miles (1)
E. McNair (1)
Lafayette McLaws (1)
Samuel McGowan (1)
B. McGlathan (1)
Henry E. McCullock (1)
William McComb (1)
John McCausland (1)
S. B. Maxey (1)
Dabney H. Maury (1)
William T. Martin (1)
George Maney (1)
William Mahone (1)
Robert Lowry (1)
James Longstreet (1)
L. L. Lomax (1)
T. M. Logan (1)
W. G. Lewis (1)
Joseph H. Lewis (1)
Fitzhugh Lee (1)
A. R. Lawton (1)
E. M. Law (1)
James H. Lane (1)
William W. Kirkland (1)
William H. King (1)
Joseph B. Kershaw (1)
J. D. Kennedy (1)
J. L. Kemper (1)
Joseph E. Johnston (1)
Robert D. Johnson (1)
George D. Johnson (1)
Bradley T. Johnson (1)
A. R. Johnson (1)
William H. Jackson (1)
Henry R. Jackson (1)
J. D. Imboden (1)
Eppa Hunton (1)
J. F. Holtzclaw (1)
R. F. Hoke (1)
George B. Hodge (1)
Edward Higgins (1)
Henry Heth (1)
Robert J. Henderson (1)
Johnson Haygood (1)
A. T. Hawthorne (1)
George P. Harrison (1)
William P. Hardeman (1)
E. C. Govan (1)
John B. Gordon (1)
G. W. Gordon (1)
R. L. Gibson (1)
Griffin Georgia (1)
J. Z. George (1)
Richard C. Gatlin (1)
William L. Gardner (1)
Richard M. Gano (1)
D. M. Frost (1)
S. G. French (1)
John H. Forney (1)
J. J. Finley (1)
Samuel W. Ferguson (1)
James F. Fagan (1)
Clement A. Evans (1)
John Echols (1)
Jubal A. Early (1)
Basil W. Duke (1)
T. P. Dockery (1)
X. B. DeBray (1)
Joseph Davis (1)
H. B. Davidson (1)
G. W. Custis (1)
Alfred Cumming (1)
William R. Cox (1)
George B. Cosby (1)
M. D. Corse (1)
Philip Cook (1)
R. E. Colston (1)
A. H. Colquitt (1)
Francis M. Cockrell (1)
Thomas L. Clingman (1)
John B. Clark (1)
Thomas Churchill (1)
James R. Chalmers (1)
E. Capers (1)
Alexander W. Campbell (1)
M. C. Butler (1)
Simon B. Buckner (1)
J. L. Brent (1)
John Bratton (1)
William L. Brandon (1)
Pinckney D. Bowles (1)
W. R. Boggs (1)
Tyree H. Bell (1)
Hamilton P. Bee (1)
Gustav P. T. Beauregard (1)
R. L. T. Beale (1)
C. A. Battle (1)
W. B. Bate (1)
Rufus Barringer (1)
L. S. Baker (1)
Arthur P. Bagby (1)
Frank C. Armstrong (1)
George T. Anderson (1)
W. W. Allen (1)
Charles Alexander (1)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
November 20th, 1892 AD (1)
1892 AD (1)
1891 AD (1)
October (1)
January (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: