Civil War Leaders


Great men (and women) make great leaders. This listing will provide us with some of the people that were of major importance in the Civil War.


Edward Porter Alexander

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard

Mathew B. Brady

John F. Buford

Ambrose Everett Burnside

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Jefferson Davis

Varina Howell Davis

Abner Doubleday

Frederick Douglass

Jubal Anderson Early

Elmer Ephraim Ellsworth

Richard Stoddert Ewell

David Glasgow Farragut

John Brown Gordon

Ulysses Simpson Grant

Maxcy Gregg

Winfield Scott Hancock

Ambrose Powell Hill

Oliver Otis Howard

Thomas Johnathon (Stonewall) Jackson

Robert Edward Lee

Abraham Lincoln

Mary Todd Lincoln



George Brinton McClellan

Lafayette McLaws

George Gordon Meade

John Clifford Pemberton

George Edward Pickett

Stephen Dodson Ramseur

John Fulton Reynolds

Robert Gould Shaw

Harriet Beecher Stowe

William Tecumseh Sherman

James Ewell Brown (JEB) Stuart

Harriet Tubman

Heinrich Hartmann Wirz