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  • Maj. (CSA), John Devereux, Jr. (1820 - 1893)
    John Devereux, Jr., planter and chief quartermaster for North Carolina during the Civil War, was born in Raleigh, the only surviving son of Thomas Pollock (17 Nov. 1793–7 Mar. 1869) and Catherine Ann...
  • Lt. General (CSA), Leonidas Polk (1806 - 1864)
    Leonidas Polk BIRTH 10 Apr 1806 Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA DEATH 14 Jun 1864 (aged 58) Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia, USA BURIAL Christ Church Cathedral New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Lo...
  • Lancelot B Golden, Civil War veteran (CSA) (1843 - 1863)
    Lancelot B. Golden BIRTH unknown DEATH 18 Nov 1863 BURIAL Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, 20 REGT., VA CAV C.A.S.
  • David Robert Boyd (1824 - 1863)
    Notes: David Boyd was a farmer. He died during the Civil War (1861 - 1864). David Boyd is buried at the Johnson cemetery, Madison County, Arkansas. Sources: Grace Ann Madewell, Mary Leona Madewell Smit...
  • Brig. Gen. (CSA), Tyree Harris Bell (1815 - 1902)
    Tyree Harris Bell (5 September 1815 - 1 September 1902) was born in Covington, Kentucky. He grew up on his family's Tennessee plantation, and later began a plantation of his own. He attained the ra...

The Confederate States Army was the army of the Confederate States of America (or "Confederacy") while the Confederacy existed during the American Civil War. On February 8, 1861, delegates from the seven Deep South states which had already declared their secession from the United States of America adopted the Provisional Constitution of the Confederate States of America. On February 28, 1861, the Provisional Confederate Congress established a provisional volunteer army and gave control over military operations and authority for mustering state forces and volunteers to the President of the Confederate States of America. On March 1, 1861, Provisional Confederate President Jefferson Davis, on behalf of the Confederate States government, assumed control of the military situation at Charleston, South Carolina where state militia were threatening to seize Fort Sumter from the small United States Army garrison. On March 6 and 9, 1861, the Provisional Confederate Congress passed additional military legislation and established a more permanent Confederate States Army.