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William "Extra Billy" Smith (September 6, 1797 – May 18, 1887) was a lawyer, congressman, the 30th and 35th Governor of Virginia, and a Major General in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. On his appointment in January 1863, at the age of 65, Smith was the oldest Confederate general to hold field command in the war.

William "Extra Billy" Smith (September May was a lawyer, congressman, the and Governor of Virginia, and a Majo.

William H. Forney (1823-94)  North Carolina. Brigadier General (CSA) Served for a year in the Mexican War.  Entered the Confederate Army as a captain and advanced through he ranks to colonel of the 10th Alabama Infantry.  He was left on the field at Gettysburg with multiple wounds.  He remained a prisoner for more than a year.  Following his parole, he was promoted to BG and commanded a brigade in Mahone's division until the end of the war.

BG William Henry Forney - - Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, US Congressman. He was born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, but moved with his family in 1835 to Alabama.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: John Singleton Mosby (Colorized)  The greatest Guerrilla commander produced by the entire war.

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: John Singleton Mosby (Colorized) The greatest Guerrilla commander produced by the entire war.

Gustavus Woodson Smith (November 30, 1821 – June 24, 1896), more commonly known as G.W. Smith, was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican-American War, a civil engineer, & a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Smith was born in Georgetown, Kentucky, & was a brother-in-law of Horace Randal & a distant relative of John Bell Hood. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point as a brevet second lieutenant in…

Gustavus Woodson Smith (November 1821 – June more commonly known as G. Smith, was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican-American War, a civil engineer, & a major general in the Confederate States Army during the Am

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Confederate General Ambrose Powell Hill, most commonly called AP Hill was born November Ambrose Powell “A.” Hill was born N.

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