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Gordon's regiment was in the brigade of the gallant and able General Rodes.

2. The death of General Longstreet and of General Gordon has caused some confused statements about the generals and lieutenant- generals of the Confederacy, and it may be well to give the full list in the order of their rank:

The full generals were

1. Samuel Cooper.

2. Albert Sydney Johnston.

3. Robert Edward Lee.

4. Joseph E. Johnston.

5. P. Gustave T. Beauregard.

6. Braxton Bragg.

General Provisional Army, E. Kirby Smith. General with temporary rank, J. B. Hood.


1. James Longstreet.

2. E. Kirby Smith.

3. Leonidas Polk.

4. Theophilus H. Holmes.

5. William J. Hardee.

6. Thomas J. Jackson.

7. John C. Pemberton.

8. Richard S. Ewell.

9. Ambrose Powell Hill.

10. Daniel H. Hill.

11. John B. Hood.

12. Richard Taylor.

13. Stephen D. Lee.

14. Jubal A. Early.

15. Richard H. Anderson.

16. Alexander P. Stewart.

17. Nathan Bedford Forrest.

18. Wade Hampton.

19. Simon B. Buckner.

20. Joseph Wheeler.

General John B. Gordon was appointed lieutenant-general by President Davis just after his brilliant capture of Fort Stedman, but