Virginia Pioneers


Confederate Generals of Virginia



James Ewell Brown Stuart

General StuartGeneral James Ewell Brown Stuart was born in Virginia on 6 February 1833. Early in his career he attended the military academy at West Point and was afterwards (1859) sent to suppress John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry. During the War Between the States he was assigned to General Joseph Johnston's forces in the Shenandoah Valley. Battles: First and Second Bull Run; Manasses; Antietam; Fredericksburg; Chancellorsville.

Jeannette Holland Austin





Ambrose Powell Hill

General A. P. HillGeneral A. P. Hill was born in Culpeper County, Virginia on 9 Nov 1825 and was killed at Petersburg on 2 April 1865. He attended the military academy at West Point. Buried in Richmond, Virginia.

Jeannette Holland Austin



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Sources:Civil War Times Illustrated, Vol. II, No. 4, July 1963.

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