Jefferson Davis, was the president form 1861-1865. Jefferson was president thought out the American civil war in 1853-1857 Jefferson was secretary of war serving under president Pierce.
President Abraham Lincoln thought to fight instead than to let the Southern states secede, not based on his feelings towards slavery.
Robert E. Lee served as a military officer in the U.S. Army at a West Point commandant American Civil War. In June 1861, Lee assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia, which he would lead for the rest of the war.
Ulysses S. Grant commanded the victorious Union army during the American Civil War and served as the 18th U.S. president from 1869 to 1877. An Ohio native, Grant graduated from West Point and fought in the Mexican-American Warn
Carney was born a slave on February 29, 1840, at Norfolk he was the black man to get a metal of honors. Carney was shot in the shoulders arms face and legs before he let the American flag touch the ground.
Philip Bazaar is one of the men who fought in the civil war and was awarded a metal of honor.