Confederate Generals of NC
A tithough ir was thie las sans to secede fom die Union, North Carolina
committed more troops to the Confederate cause than any other. And the stoic generals who commanded this vast offering of troops embodied bravery to the very end. Confederate Generals of North Carolina: Tar Heels in Command provides a brief biography of each of the state's generals. From prominent generals like the legendary James Johnston Pettigrew to the lesser-known but no less important officers, such as General Rufus Barringer, the only Confederate general to meet Lincoln during the war, author Joe A. Mobley presents a collection with impressive breadth. Taken together, these profiles illustrate how North Carolina helped to shape and steadfastly sustain the Confederate war effort.