Civil War Generals

Can you list the major generals of the North and the South?
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Commanded the Army of Northern Virginia
Robert E Lee
The "right hand" of the above general; led the Shenendoah Valley campaign
Thomas Jackson
"My Old Warhorse"; foresaw the rise of trench warfare
James Longstreet
Commanded - and died - at the Battle of Shiloh
Albert Johnston
Lee's "Eyes and Ears"
Jeb Stuart
The last Southern general to surrender in the Civil War
Joseph Johnston
Commanded the Army of Tennessee, and was defeated at Chattanooga
Braxton Bragg
Commanded the defense of Atlanta
John Bell Hood
Namesake of the famous charge at Gettysburg
George Pickett
The leading general of the Northern Armies
Ulysses Grant
Led the "March to the Sea"
William T. Sherman
First supreme commander of the Northern Armies
Winfield Scott
"The Little Corporal"; planned the Peninsular Campaign
George McClellan
A good general, but was decisively defeated at Chickamagua
William Rosecrans
The second supreme commander of the Northern Armies
Henry Halleck
Was badly defeated at Second Manassas
John Pope
The "Rock of Chickamagua"; smashed Hood's army at Nashville
George Thomas
"Fightin' Joe"; Led the Army of the Potomac at Chancellorsville
Joseph Hooker
Led his troops to slaughter at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and the Crater
Ambrose Burnside
Led the Union to victory at Gettysburg
George Meade
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Aug 5, 2020
Meade? Led the Union to victory? It is like saying Montgomery was a major factor in defeating the Axis. All the generals before him were so battle weary. Montgomery comes in. Montgomery never attacked until he had a superiority in everything including little boys.