General John Austin Wharton (July 1828 – April was a lawyer, plantation owner and Confederate general during the Civil War. He is considered one of the Confederacy's best tactical cavalry commanders. Wharton was born near Nashville, TN.
Tyree Bell. Brigadier General (CSA). Served in infantry and cavalry units early in the war. Appointed BG of a cavalry brigade under Nathan Bedford Forrest in 1864 and served as such until the end of the war. Later a successful farmer in California. (Kentucky)
Johnson Hagood (February 1829 – January was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and the Governor of South Carolina from 1880 to Hagood was born in Barnwell, South Carolina
This flag was created for the 5th Texas Infantry Regiment in Richmond, Virginia, shortly after the unit was activated from 10 companies of men who had traveled east to join the conflict. It is based upon the design of the Confederate national flag (known as the Stars and Bars), but modified to feature the Lone Star of Texas. The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment became part of Hood’s Texas Brigade, named for its commander, General John Bell Hood. In the summer of 1862, Hood’s Brigade played a…