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Confederate politicians and generals such as Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Alexander Hamilton Stephens and Thomas Jonathan Jackson represented the virtues of Southern nobility and fought bravely and fairly. 


Confederate Politicians

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Jefferson Finis Davis, President: February, 18 1861 – May, 11 1865

Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President: February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865

Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President: February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865

1890, Life of Jefferson Davis & Stonewall Jackson, cover.

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Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President: February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865

Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President: February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865

Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President: February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865

1866, Alexander H. Stephens in Public and Private, cover.

Robert Augustus Toombs, Confederate Secretary of State

Robert Augustus Toombs, Secretary of State: February 25, 1861 - July 25, 1861

Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Vice President: February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865

Robert Augustus Toombs, Secretary of State: February 25, 1861 - July 25, 1861

1913, The Life of Robert Toombs, cover.


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Robert Mercer Hunter, Secretary Of The State: July 25, 1861 - February 18, 1862

Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury: February 25, 1861 – July 18, 1864

Robert Mercer Hunter, Secretary Of The State: July 25, 1861 - February 18, 1862

1903, A Memoir of Robert M. T. Hunter, cover.

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Judah Philip Benjamin, Secretary Of State: ​March 18, 1862 - May 10, 1865

Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury: February 25, 1861 – July 18, 1864

Robert Mercer Hunter, Secretary Of The State: July 25, 1861 - February 18, 1862

1906, American Crisis Biographies: Judah Philip Benjamin, cover.

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Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury: February 25, 1861 – July 18, 1864

Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury: February 25, 1861 – July 18, 1864

Christopher Gustavus Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury: February 25, 1861 – July 18, 1864

1893, The Life and Times of Christopher Gustavus Memminger, p. 290


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John Henninger Reagan, Secretary of the Treasury: April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865

John Henninger Reagan, Secretary of the Treasury: April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865

John Henninger Reagan, Secretary of the Treasury: April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865

1897, Gen. Robert Edward Lee. Soldier, Citizen, and Christian Patriot, p. 583.

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Judah Philip Benjamin, Secretary of War:​ September 17, 1861 – March 4, 1862

John Henninger Reagan, Secretary of the Treasury: April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865

John Henninger Reagan, Secretary of the Treasury: April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865

1906, American Crisis Biographies: Judah Philip Benjamin, cover.

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Judah Philip Benjamin, Attorney General: February 25, 1861 – September 17, 1861

John Henninger Reagan, Secretary of the Treasury: April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865

Judah Philip Benjamin, Attorney General: February 25, 1861 – September 17, 1861

1906, American Crisis Biographies Judah Philip Benjamin, cover.


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George Davis, Attorney General: January 2, 1864 – April 24, 1865

Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865

Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865

1896, A Memorial Of The Honorable George Davis, cover.

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Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865

Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865

Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865

1887, History of the Confederate States Navy from Its Organization to the Surrender of Its Last Vessel, p. 27.

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John Henninger Reagan, Postmaster General: March 6, 1861 – May 10, 1865

Stephen Russell Mallory, Secretary of the Navy: March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865

John Henninger Reagan, Postmaster General: March 6, 1861 – May 10, 1865

 1897, Gen. Robert Edward Lee. Soldier, Citizen, and Christian Patriot, p. 583. 


To Name a Few Confederate Generals

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Major General Robert Edward Lee

Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Ben LaBree, The Confederate Soldier In the Civil War 1861-1865 (Louisville: The Prentice Press, 1897), 29.

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Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Edward C. Smith, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, 1824-1863: A Sketch (Weston: Society of Western Engravings, 1920), cover.

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Major General Samuel Bell Maxey

Lieutenant General Thomas Jonathan Jackson

Major General Samuel Bell Maxey

Charles B. Hall, Military Records of General Officers Of The Confederate States Army 1861-1865 (New York: Charles B. Hall, 1898), 171 .


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Lieutenant James Ewell Brown Stuart

Major General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne

Lieutenant James Ewell Brown Stuart

 H. B. McClellan, The Life and Campaigns of Major General J. E. B. Stuart: Commander of the Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia (New York: Houghton, Mifflin & Company, 1885), cover. 

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Lieutenant General John Bell Hood

Major General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne

Lieutenant James Ewell Brown Stuart

1895, The Confederate Soldier in the Civil War, p. 234.

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Major General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne

Major General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne

Major General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne

1917, William Claiborne of Virginia. With Some Account of His Pedigree, p. 226.


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Major General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Major General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Major General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

1915, Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume 3 , p. 59.

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Brigadier General Benjamin McCulloch

Major General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Major General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

1888, The Life and Services of General Ben McCullock, cover.

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Major General George Edward Pickett

Major General Joseph Eggleston Johnston

Major General George Edward Pickett

 1898, Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States Army, 1861-1865, p. 47.


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Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan

Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early

Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan

 1867, History of Morgan's Cavalry, cover.

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Major General Evander McIver Law

Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early

Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan

2013, A Field Guide to Gettysburg Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People, p. 189.

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Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early

Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early

Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early

1898, Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States Army 1861-1865, p. 55.


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Brigadier General Edmund Kirby-Smith

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

1897, Gen. Robert Edward Lee. Soldier, Citizen, and Christian Patriot, p. 568. 

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Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

 1911, The Photographi History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes, Volume 5, p. 61.

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Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest

Brigadier General Edward Porter Alexander

Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest

1887 Hancock's Diary Or, A History of the Second Tennessee Confederate Cavalry, cover.


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Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew

Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew

Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew

 1887, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, p 429

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Major General John Brown Gordon

Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew

Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew

1896, Report of Proceeding of Confederate Monument In Chicago, p. 10.

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Brigadier General Eppa Hunton

Brigadier General James Johnston Pettigrew

Brigadier General Eppa Hunton

1906, Men of Mark in Virginia. Ideals of American Life, Volume 1, p. 300.


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Brigadier General Louis Trezevant Wigfalll

Brigadier General Louis Trezevant Wigfalll

Brigadier General Louis Trezevant Wigfalll

1905, A Southern Girl In '61. The War-Time Memoirs Of A Confederate Senator's Daughter, p. 28.

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Major General John Bankhead Magruder

Brigadier General Louis Trezevant Wigfalll

Brigadier General Louis Trezevant Wigfalll

1897, The Confederate Soldier in the Civil War, p. 95.

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Major General John Austin Wharton

Brigadier General Louis Trezevant Wigfalll

Major General John Austin Wharton

1898, Military Records of General Officers Of The Confederate States Army 1861-1865, p. 161.


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Brigadier General Turner Ashby

Lieutenant General John Clifford Pemberton

Major General Dabney Herndon Maury

1914, Life Of Turner Ashby, cover.

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Major General Dabney Herndon Maury

Lieutenant General John Clifford Pemberton

Major General Dabney Herndon Maury

1898, Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and Civil Wars, cover.

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Lieutenant General John Clifford Pemberton

Lieutenant General John Clifford Pemberton

Lieutenant General John Clifford Pemberton

1864, The War and Its Heroes, p. 76.


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Lieutenant General Theophilus Hunter Holmes

Lieutenant General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

Lieutenant General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

1884, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Volume 3, p. 444.

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Lieutenant General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

Lieutenant General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

Lieutenant General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

1911, A History of Tennessee From 1663 to 1914, p. 211. 

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Major General Joseph Brevard Kershaw

Lieutenant General Benjamin Franklin Cheatham

Major General Joseph Brevard Kershaw

1884, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Volume 3, p. 330.


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Brigadier General William Robertson Boggs

Brigadier General William Robertson Boggs

Brigadier General William Robertson Boggs

1913 Military Reminiscences of Gen. Wm. R. Bogg.

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Brigadier General Thomas Neville Waul

Brigadier General William Robertson Boggs

Brigadier General William Robertson Boggs

1897, The Confederate Soldier of the Civil War, p. 21.

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Brigadier General Gilbert Moxley Sorrel

Brigadier General William Robertson Boggs

Brigadier General Gilbert Moxley Sorrel

2006, The Wilderness Campaign, p. 243.


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Major General Preston Smith

Major General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.

Major General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.

Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel, Editors, Battles And Leaders Of The Civil War, Volume 3 (New York: The Century Company, 1887), 8. 

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Major General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.

Major General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.

Major General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.

Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel, Editors, Battles And Leaders Of The Civil War, Volume 3 (New York: The Century Company, 1887), 445. 

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Major General Samuel Gibbs French

Major General Thomas Carmichael Hindman, Jr.

Major General Samuel Gibbs French

1910, Confederate Veteran 249.


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Major General John Sappington Marmaduke

Major General John Sappington Marmaduke

Major General John Sappington Marmaduke

1899, Confederate Military History Volume 9 (Kentucky, Missouri), p. 216.

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Major General Lafayette McLaws

Major General John Sappington Marmaduke

Major General John Sappington Marmaduke

1897, The Confederate Soldier in the Civil War, p. 154.

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Major General William Wing Loring

Major General John Sappington Marmaduke

Major General William Wing Loring

1887 Battles And Leaders Of The Civil War, Volume 3, p. 498.


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Brigadier General Hiram Bronson Granbury

Brigadier General Edward Aylesworth Perry

Brigadier General Edward Aylesworth Perry

1899, Confederate Military History, Volume 11, p. 272.

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Brigadier General Edward Aylesworth Perry

Brigadier General Edward Aylesworth Perry

Brigadier General Edward Aylesworth Perry

1897, The Confederate Soldier in the Civil War, p. 157.

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Brigadier General Braxton Bragg

Brigadier General Edward Aylesworth Perry

Brigadier General Braxton Bragg

1867, Lee and His Lieutenants, p. 664.