Top Ten Military Generals In the Civil War

I will give you five of mine you guys can do the rest

The Top Ten

1 Robert E Lee Robert Edward Lee was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.

If the north didn't have the supplies and population I think we would have lost to this guy.

He must be the best general in US History

Second only to General Washington.

He was the best - 2storm

2 Thomas Stonewall Jackson

I'm not sure the South would have won the war if he had lived, but I believe the war would have ended in a stalemate

They would have won the war if he lived - 2storm

3 Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.

Well Dakota he lost thousands of men just to win one battle and he never gave his army a break and he smoked Lee never did that and still had success - 2storm

Sawyer how could you. this general was the best. he was so good he was elected president. - ShatteredCrystal

4 James Longstreet

If Lee would have listened to him at Gettysburg and have gone around the left flank of the US Army perhaps we would all be speaking with a drawl.

5 George Meade
6 William T. Sherman

He was ruthless and mean but he was a good commander - 2storm

How can this list not include Grant's go-to?

7 Vo Nguyen Giap
8 Nathan Bedford Forrest

A very capable cavalry general, who engaged Union troops in several battles in the Southern theatre. - ScottSterling

9 Joseph E. Johnston

Killed early in war but was considered excellent general.

10 John Bell Hood

From Texas. Hard fighter causing his men to follow his leadership. Still fought and rode after his leg was amputated.

The Contenders

11 Joshua Chamberlain
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