Brig-Gen. Alfred Jefferson Vaughan, Jr. (10.5.1830|1.10.1899) Dinwiddie Cty, Va. Fought mainly in Western Theatre. Graduated VMI 1851 15/29. Wounded at Shiloh. Fought at Murfreesboro. Promoted to Brig-Gen at Chickamauga and succeeded to command on death of Preston Smith. fought at Missionary Ridge. Wounded at Vining Stn, Atlanta Campaign, 1864, lost his leg. Had 8 horses shot from under him during the war. Parolled & returned home.
Capt. Price C. Newman, Co. C, 9th Kentucky Inf., the Orphan Brigade. Johnny Green saw one Yankee hide behind a tent and take a shot at Captain Price Newman. Newman pitched forward, and Green was certain he lay dead, not knowing that at the instant the Federal fired, the captain caught his foot on a tent rope and stumbled. When he arose again he shot the Federal with his pistol." Davis pg. 96, Orphan Brigade.
Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest and Major General Joseph Wheeler. They were part of the elite group of cavalrymen known as the “Confederate Wizards of the Saddle". This historical art piece was developed from a very rare ornate postcard produced after the war.