Your 2012 Baby Name Guide: Civil War General Edition

1. Cullen Andrews Battle

2. John “Old Wooden Head” Hood

3. Francis Asbury Shoup

4. Stand Watie

5. Gideon Johnson Pillow

6. Birkett Davenport Fry

7. Richard “Fighting Dick” Anderson

8. Leonidas “The Fighting Bishop” Polk

9. Charles “Savvy” Read

10. Daniel Ruggles

11. David Rumph Jones

12. Galusha Pennypacker

13. Wager Swayne

14. Edward Otho Cresap Ord

15. Ludwig Blenker

16. Amasa Cobb

17. Louis Trezevant Wigfall

18. Thomas Fentress Toon

19. Felix Kirk Zollicoffer

20. James “Sally” Archer

21. Cadwallader Colden Washburn

22. Samuel Kosciuszko Zook

23. Young Marshall Moody

24. John Seashoales Witcher

25. Amiel Weeks Whipple

26. Manning Force

27. Catharinus Buckingham

28. Absalom Baird

29. John Sappington Marmaduke

30. Bushrod Rust Johnson

31. William “Grumble” Jones

32. David Emanuel Twiggs

33. Cyrus Bussey

34. Egbert Ludovicus Viele

35. Carter Littlepage Stevenson

36. Jubal “Bad Old Man” Early

37. Zealous Tower

38. Benjamin “Spoons” Butler

39. Melancthon Wade

40. Pleasant Hackleman

41. Speed Fry

42. Thomas Moonlight

43. Jasper Adalmorn Maltby

44. DeWitt Littlejohn

45. Napoleon Bonaparte Buford

46. Richard “Uncle Dick” Oglesby

47. Strong Vincent

48. Alfred Archimedes Torbert

49. Victor Vifquain

50. William “Extra Billy” Smith

Sarah Marshall is a graduate student living in Portland, Oregon. She is distantly related to Robert E. Lee.

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