General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard
Pierre Gustave Toutan Beauregard (1818 - 1893) was a Louisiana-born author, civil servant, politician, inventor, and general for the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was the victor at the First Battle of Bull Run near Manassas, Virginia and commanded armies through the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee and the Siege of Corinth in northern Mississippi.
Charles Carleton Coffin Drum-Beat of the Nation (New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1915)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman