Beauregard Pierre Gustave Toutant
Beau·re·gard(bō′rĭ-gärd′, bō-rə-gär′), Pierre Gustave Toutant 1818-1893.
American general who commanded Confederate forces during the bombardment of Fort Sumter and in the first battle of Bull Run (both 1861) as well as at Shiloh (1862) and Petersburg (1864).
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