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Gen. George H. Thomas. "The Rock of Chickamauga." A Southerner who stayed loyal to the Union at the expense of his relations with his two sisters. His men called him "Pappy" out of affection.

George Henry Thomas was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western Theater

Elisha Hunt Rhodes--Union soldier who made it all the way through the Civil War

Elisha Hunt Rhodes (March 1842 – January was an American soldier who served in the Union Army of the Potomac for the entire duration of the American Civil War, rising from corporal to colonel of his regiment by war's end.

Henry Thomas Harrison -The Spy that Changed the Course of Gettysburg  A a spy for Confederate Lt. Gen. James Longstreet during Civil War.  Henry Thomas Harrison, a Confederate spy, supplied Generals Longstreet and Lee with details about the advancing Union army. Based solely on that information, Lee ordered his dispersed army to move immediately towards a small crossroads town in south-central Pennsylvania. Thus was the beginning of the historic three-day battle known as Gettysburg.

Henry Thomas Harrison, Confederate secret agent famous for informing Lee and Longstreet about Union movements before Gettysburg. A famous Mississippian during the war.

Thomas Leonidas Crittenden (1819-93). Kentucky. Resigned in 1864.  His son died with Custer at the Little Big Horn.

Union General Thomas Leonidas Crittenden died October Thomas Leonidas Crittenden was born May 1819 in Russellville Ken.

Corp. Henry Gaither. "One of the few free men of color in this book when the war began, Gaither and his regiment, the 39th U.S. Colored Infantry, fought as hard as any white organization in the Union army," writes Coddington. "This is one of my favorite images in the book."  From African American Faces of the Civil War by Ron Coddington

African-American Faces Of The Civil War

A free man of color, he and his regiment, the U. Colored Infantry, fought as hard as any white organization in the Union army," writes Coddington. "This is one of my favorite images in the book.

Civil War Confederate Generals | Gen. J.E. Johnston, C.S.A. L he and Sherman would be friends until their deaths a month apart

General Joseph Johnston, he and Sherman would be friends until their deaths a month apart

Civil War-Major General W.T. Sherman, 1865.l colorized

Image detail for -First up then is an American Civil War general, Union officer William Tecumsah Sherman. Successful leader of Shermans march to the sea. Then North to assist in the trapping of Lees Army prior to surrender at Appomatox Courthouse.

William Nelson Rector Beall (March 20, 1825 – July 25, 1883) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Richard Lee Turberville Beale (May 1819 – April was a lawyer, three-term United States Congressman from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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