a civil war general with initials J B?

I need to know the name of a civil war southern officer with the initials of J. B.

5 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    John C. Breckenridge, former vice president of the US.

    John C. Brown, John H Brown, John Bratton.

    Possibly John Bell Hood or James Ewell Brown (JEB) Stuart.

  • Ice
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    Name BRECKENRIDGE, John Cabell

    Born January 15 1821, Lexington KY

    Died May 17 1875, Lexington KY

    Pre-War Profession Lawyer, politician, US Congressman, US Vice President.

    War Service November 1861 Brig. Gen., April 1862 Maj. Gen., commanded Reserve Corps at Shiloh, Baton Rouge, commanded 1st Divn/Hardee’s Corps at Murfreesboro, Jackson, commanded Breckenridge’s Divn/Hill’s Corps at Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, commanded Dept of Southwest Tennessee, commanded Confederate forces at New Market, commanded a division at Cold Harbor, Early's Washington raid, Shenandoah campaign, February 1865 Secretary of War.

    Post War Career Exile in Cuba, returned to US, lawyer.

  • wad963
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Breckinridge, John C., (1821–1875), Major General

  • 1 decade ago

    General John Breckenridge born in Kentucky.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The only one who springs to mind is JOHN BROWN of the song. I thought however that he was Republican.

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