Edward Porter Alexander

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Edward Porter Alexander
AllegianceUnited States of America
Confederate States of America
Service/branchEngineers, Artillery
Years of service1857–61 (USA)
1861–65 (CSA)
RankSecond Lieutenant (USA)
Brigadier General (CSA)
Battles/warsAmerican Civil War
Other workRailroad 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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