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Civil War Biographies

This portion of "The Home of The American Civil War" site contains biographies of some of the major personalities involved in the American Civil War. These biographies are accompanied by an image of the individual where possible. However, they make no attempt to provide information concerning the individuals entire life, merely their contribution to the Civil War. The flag to the left of the name denotes whether they were Union or Confederate. Just click on the name.

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Robert Anderson
James J. Archer
Lewis Addison Armistead
Joseph Bailey
Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Clara Barton
Belle Boyd
Braxton Bragg
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)John Brown
Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Hiram Berdan
Simon Bolivar Buckner
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Daniel Butterfield
Don Carlos Buell
John Buford
Napoleon Bonaparte Buford
Ambrose E. Burnside
Benjamin Franklin Cheatham
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)John Lincoln "Johnny" Clem
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Philip St. George Cooke
Jabez Lamar Monroe Curry
George Amstrong Custer
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Thomas Ward Custer
Jefferson Davis
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Varina Howell Davis
Dorothea Dix
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Basil Wilson Duke
Jubal Anderson Early
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Sarah Emma Edmonds
Clement Anselm Evans
Richard Stoddert Ewell
Elon John Farnsworth
Nathan Bedford Forrest
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)John Charles Fremont
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)John Brown Gordon
Ulysses Simpson Grant
John White Geary
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Rose O'Neal Greenhow
Henry Wager Halleck
Winfield Scott Hancock
William Joseph Hardee
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Samuel Peter Heintzelman
Henry Heth
Ambrose Powell Hill
Daniel Harvey Hill
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Winslow Homer
John Bell Hood
Joseph Hooker
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Jedediah Hotchkiss
Thomas Jonathan Jackson
Albert Sidney Johnston
Joseph Eggleston Johnston
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Phillip Kearny
Robert Edward Lee
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Abraham Lincoln
James Longstreet
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)William Wing Loring
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Thaddeus Sobieski Lowe
John McCausland
George B. McClellan
John Porter McCown
Irvin McDowell
Lafayette McLaws
George Gordon Meade
Thomas Francis Meagher
John Hunt Morgan
John Singleton Mosby
John Pelham
James Johnston Pettigrew
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)George Edward Pickett
John Pope
John Fulton Reynolds
William Starke Rosecrans
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)John Sedgwick
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Mary Jane Safford
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Winfield Scott
Robert Gould Shaw
Philip Henry Sheridan
William Tecumseh Sherman
Joseph Orville Shelby
Daniel Edgar Sickles
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)John Slidell
Edmund Kirby Smith
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Thaddeus Stevens
James Ewell Brown Stuart
George Sykes
George Henry Thomas
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Sally Louisa Tompkins
Robert Augustus Toombs
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Sojourner Truth
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Harriet Tubman
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Clement Larid Vallandigham
Earl Van Dorn
Elizabeth Van Lew
Lewis Wallace
aflag.gif (2067 bytes)Timothy Webster
rflag.gif (2081 bytes)Joseph Wheeler
Felix Kirk Zollicoffer

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