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The ugly - It was decided last week by the mayor of New Orleans that three Confederate statues will be taken down. The statues in question are of General Robert E. Lee, General P.G.T. Beauregard, a...

Pierre Gustave Toutant-Beauregard était un créole général américain qui a servi avec distinction dans la guerre du Mexique et le guerre de Sécession.

Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (/ˈbɔərɨɡɑrd/; May 28, 1818 – February 20, 1893) was a Louisiana-born American military officer, politician, inventor, writer, civil servant, and the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Today he is commonly referred to as P. G. T. Beauregard, but he rarely used his first name as an adult. He signed correspondence as G. T. Beauregard.

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Selected Confederate Generals of the Civil War

General Pierre G.T. Beauregard, CSA State: Louisiana Highest Rank Attained: General Principal Commands: Confederate Forces in Charleston, Confederate Forces in Virginia, Army of Tennessee, Coastal defenses in Georgia and South Carolina, Defense of Richmond, Department of the West Principal Battles: Fort Sumter (1861), First Bull Run (1861), Shiloh (1862), Corinth (1862), Attacks on Charleston (1863/4), Bermuda Hundred Campaign (1864), Petersburg (1864)

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Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was a Louisiana-born American military officer, politician, inventor, writer, civil servant, and the first prominent general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

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