This book presents a photographic image and capsule biography of over one hundred Union and Confederate officers. It is meant to highlight the careers of a few individuals and illustrate many views of them not commonly encountered. Authored by Dean S. Thomas this book measures 8.5” by 11”, and contains 72 pages. A sampling of some of the commanders are: for the Union, Robert Anderson; Benjamin Franklin Butler; William McKinley and William Starke Rosecrans, and for the Confederacy, Nathan Bedford Forrest; Fitzhugh Lee; George Edward Pickett, and James Ewell Brown Stuart. Arranged alphabetically, each biography capsule contains if known, date of birth, birthplace, US Military Academy connection, pre-war experience, rank, major battles and campaigns, post-war achievements, date of death and place of burial.