Edward Porter Alexander

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Edward Porter Alexander
Allegiance United States of America
Confederate States of America
Service/branch Engineers, Artillery
Years of service 1857–61 (USA)
1861–65 (CSA)
Rank Second Lieutenant (USA)
Brigadier General (CSA)

American Civil War

Other work Railroad executive, planter, and author

Edward Porter Alexander (May 26, 1835 – April 28, 1910) was an engineer, an officer in the U.S. Army, a Confederate general in the American Civil War, and later a railroad executive, planter, and author.

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