American Civil War Commanders 4

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James Johnston Pettigrew

Maneuvered out of Chattanooga on 7 September 1863, Bragg won a costly victory over Rosecrans at Chickamauga on 19-20 September, but once again failed to follow up, allowing the Federals to hang on to Chattanooga Bragg besieged the town, holding strong positions on high ground. Grant arrived to relieve the garrison on 27 October, and on 24 25 November he drove Bragg off Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge. At the latter engagement, Bragg rode among his routed troops trying...

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Beauregard - center, pointing to his left - takes command after Albert Sidney Johnston was mortally wounded at Shiloh, 6 April 1862. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War BEAUREGARD, Pierre Gustav Touton 1818-93 P.G.Touton-Beauregard see Plate A2 was born on 28 May 1818, the son of a southern Louisiana sugar planter, in St Bernard Parish. At the age of 12 he was sent to boarding school in New York, where he first learned English. The school was run by two French veterans of Napoleon's army the...

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A portrait of Benjamin Franklin Cheatham made from a pre-war photograph, to which a Northern photographer had added his idea of a Confederate uniform. Photographic History of the Civil War Old Frank Cheatham in a wartime photograph recording a less idealized image an eyewitness recalled his red bulldog face and close cropped, savage moustache. Note the buttoned-back lapels, and the buttons set on in pairs, which identify his rank as brigadier-general. Cheatham had a reputation asa brave,...