Times Past, Pausing to Remember



July 1-3, 1863

The Civil War has been characterized as pitting brother against brother, and it did. I was not surprised to find many cousins in both the Confederate Army and the Union Army.


Confederate soldier

Confederate Cousins

General Robert Edward Lee

Brigadier General Lewis Addison Armistead

Lieutenant General Richard Stoddert Ewell

Lieutenant General James Longstreet

Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble

Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart

General James Dearing

Major Edward Porter Alexander

Confederate soldier

Union soldier

Union Cousins

Richard Bassett and Erasmus Bassett

Brigadier General James Samuel Wadsworth

Brigadier General Alexander Stewart Webb

Major General George Sykes

Colonel Strong Vincent

Brigadier General Romeyn Beck Ayres

Major General John Sedgwick

Major General Henry Warner Slocum

General Stephen Hinsdale Weed

Major General Gouverneur Kemble Warren

Brigadier General Alpheus Starkey Williams

Brigadier General George Sears Greene

Brigadier General Henry Jackson Hunt

Union soldier

Cousins in the Civil War