edmund kirby-smith

Kirby-Smith

[kur-bee-smith]
noun
Edmund, 1824–93, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
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edmund kirby-smith

Confederate general during the American Civil War (1861-65) who controlled the area west of the Mississippi River for the Confederacy for almost two years after it had been severed from the rest of the South.

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