(1847-1865) Graduated in the West Point class of 1847, and served in the Mexican & Seminole Wars. Colonel 13th Virginia Infantry in 1861. Appointed brigadier general on February 26, 1862; distinguished himself at Williamsburg and in the 1862 Virginia Peninsular campaign; during the 7 Days battles his command was a tower of strength; he fought at Cedar Mountain; Sharpsburg; Fredericksburg; Chancellorsville; Gettysburg; the Wilderness; Petersburg; and Cold Harbor. He was killed on April 2, 1865, during the fall of Petersburg, Va.
Antique portrait engraving of Hill in Confederate uniform. Published by Neill, N.Y. Printed title, "Gen. A.P. Hill" below the portrait. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4.