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Ambrose P. Hill

Ambrose P. Hill
South
1825-1865
Virginia
Lieutenant General

Known as a particularly ferocious fighter, Ambrose Hill was promoted to Confederate lieutenant general shortly before his death in 1865. Like many other Virginians, the West Point graduate followed his state onto the battlefield, helping Robert E. Lee defend Richmond against McClellan in 1862 and fighting alongside the legendary "Stonewall" Jackson. The veteran of a dozen battles was shot down at Petersburg, just before the war's end.















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