General Jubal Early
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General Jubal Early standing for portrait.

Credit: Library of Congress

Jubal Anderson Early was so opinionated, so caustic, and so imaginatively profane, that Robert E. Lee often referred to him as his "bad old man." But Early was also one of Lee's finest division commanders. And after the untimely death of Stonewall Jackson just prior to Lee's northern campaign, Early was exactly the kind of brave and aggressive commander that Lee needed, and he played a key role in the Confederate invasion of south central Pennsylvania.

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