-Robert Lee- The epitome of a good soldier and a fine man, Lee is a man I aspire to be like. Those who don't know him, automatically label him as a sort-of 'Redneck Idol' or the zenith of rebellion. However, Lee was much more than that. If you can't get over his role in the Confederacy, then at least learn about his feats in the Mexican-American War. This man was hero.
Pvt. John J. Williams, last soldier to die in the Civil War. On May 13th, 1865 Private John J. Williams of the 34th Indiana Infantry was the last man killed in the war’s last land action at the Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas.