At the time, Brigadier General James A. Garfield was the youngest Union General of the War. Garfield gained fame from his battles and later became President of the United States.
General Humphrey Marshall was a General for the Confederate Army. While he was not happy with his post, it was one of the most significant of the Civil War.
Military Hero from two American Wars and Kentucky Politician, John Stuart Williams was the first to capture Pound Gap during the Civil War.