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Engraving, circa 1900s (4 1/2 x 5 3/4 inch) of Pierre G. Beauregard (1818-1893) in military uniform. Served in the Mexican-American War and engineer in charge at New Orleans (1858-61) for the military. Joined the south after the war began and led the attack on Fort Sumter. He commanded the line at the 1st Bull Run, became a general in 1861 and transfered to the West where he served under Johnston at Shiloh. Served in the Carolinas and defeated Butler in 1864. After the war he became a railroad president and published several books about the Civil War.