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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, both North and South,  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. Just click on the name.

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

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