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Major General, Henry "Harry" Heth. Grandfather fought in the American Revolution.  Cousin of George Pickett.  Served under Kirby Smith in the West before for rejoining the ANV in 1863.  Promoted to Major General after Chancellorsville, and served under AP Hill at Gettysburg. (West Point - Class of 1847).

henry heth allowed troops to go into gettysburg looking for a supply of shoes.they ran into bufords troops. starting the battle of gettysburg

Union Major Robert Anderson, Louisvillian, commander of Fort Sumter at the beginning of the Civil War, 1861

Union Major Robert Anderson, Louisvillian, commander of Fort Sumter at the beginning of the Civil War, 1861

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, commander of the all-black 54th Massachusetts regiment in the American Civil War. He was killed leading the attack on Fort Wagner in 1863.

You've seen the Civil War movie "Glory" ? Robert Gould Shaw commanded the Massachusetts Infantry, an African-American regiment. He took command at the age of He would die leading them during their ill-fated assault outside of Charleston, SC.

"Bloody Bill" Anderson was a member of Quantrill's Raiders, a group of violent Confederate guerrillas. Anderson was killed by members of the Missouri State Militia in 1864. After the Civil War ended, Frank and Jesse James tracked down the man they believed was responsible for his death and killed him. #civilwar

Jesse James: The Confederate Guerrilla

William T. "Bloody Bill" Anderson – October was one of the deadliest and most brutal pro-Confederate guerrilla leaders in the American Civil War. Anderson led a band that targeted Union loyalists and Federal soldiers in Missouri and Kansas.

Seven-star Confederate 1st National flag used at Murfreesboro (Tenn.) when Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest raided the town, July 13, 1862. The flag belonged to Capt. Charles Anderson, Forrest's aide-de-camp.

Seven-star Confederate National flag used at Murfreesboro (Tenn. Nathan Bedford Forrest raided the town, July The flag belonged to Capt.

April 9, 1865: The Surrender at Appomattox Court House, a small village that served as a way-station for travelers, in the 1848 brick home of Wilmer McLean, who had lived near Manassas during the First Battle of Bull Run, and had retired to Appomattox to escape the war. Roughly 175,000 Confederates remained in the field. Gen.  Johnston surrendered to Maj. Gen. Sherman in Durham, NC on April 26.

Federal soldiers outside of Appomattox Court House. This is where General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S.

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