The Gallant Dead

Union and Confederate Generals Killed in the Civil War

Derek Smith

Over 400 Confederate and 580 Union soldiers rose to the rank of general in the Civil War. Of them, more than 1 in 10 would die, an astounding 124 in all--78 for the South and 46 for the North.
Publication date:
June 2005
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
30
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Hardback
ISBN : 9780811701327

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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Over 400 Confederate and 580 Union soldiers rose to the rank of general in the Civil War. Of them, more than 1 in 10 would die, an astounding 124 in all--78 for the South and 46 for the North. Weaving their stories into a seamless narrative of the entire war, Derek Smith paints a fascinating and often moving portrait of the final moments of some of the finest American warriors who have ever lived, including Stonewall Jackson, Albert Sidney Johnston, Jeb Stuart, James B. McPherson, John Reynolds, and numerous others.