Gods and Generals Character Descriptions

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Robert E. Lee

This character has spent his entire adult life in the army. He graduated from the military academy at West Point and then fought in the Mexican War, becoming well known to the commander of the U.S. forces there.

Thomas Jonathan 'Stonewall' Jackson

This character had a poor upbringing in rural Virginia. Having remarried, he believes that God is punishing him for his happiness by letting his one-month old daughter die.

Winfield Scott Hancock

This person is one of the most competent Union commanders of the war and the author chooses him as our eyes and ears into their command structure. He is also a graduate of West Point and fought with the Sixth Infantry in Mexico. At the start of the novel, his assignment as a quartermaster in Los Angeles is not something he enjoys. He is far from the center of power and...

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