First Manassas (Bull Run) Confederate Generals

The North and South both struggled with inexperienced troops. But the South had the upper hand because some of the most experience generals had resigned in the South. One of these generals was Jefferson Davis. Davis served as a leader of the Confederacy, American Military Officer, and the President of the Confederate States of America (for four years- it's entire history of ever running). Since Jefferson was the United States Senator from Missippi, this caused him to resign to the South sine he was born, raised, and died in the South.General Davis had previously served in the Mexican-American War and was born June 3, 1808. Eighty-one years later, he died on December 6, 1889. Part of the Democratic party, Davis' profession was as a soilder and politician.

Another strong General of the Southern Army was General Thomas J. Jackson. He lived to be thirthy-nine, being born on the twenty-first of January in the year of 1824 and dying on May 10, 1863. Jackson was born in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia) and died in Guinea Station, Virginia. Thomas is burried in Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetry (Lexington, Virginia). Throught his years of service, Jackson got the nicknames Stonewall, Old Jack, Old Blue Light, and Tom Fool. His most memorable nickname was probably Stonewall though. Thomas got this nickname because during battle he just sat on his horse like a "Stonewall". He had served the United States army from 1846-1853 and the Confederate States Army from 1861-1863.

Also yet another key general of the Confederate States of America was Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard. Serving in the Mexican-American War and also much of the Civil War, this General had the nicknames The Little Creole, The Little Napoleon, Borey, and Felix. He's served the United States Army from 1838-1861 and the Confederate States Army from 1861-1865. Pierre was born in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, died in New Oreans, Louisiana, and is burried in Tomb of the Army of Tennessee Metairie Cemetary New Orleans, Louisiana. He lived to be seventy-four, was born on May 28, 1818 and died on Febuary 20, 1893. General Beauregard was a author, politician, civil servent, and inventor.

First Manassas (Bull Run)

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General "Stonewall" Jackson
General Beauregard
General Beauregard
General Davis
General Davis