A P Hill
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Ambrose Powell Hill was a Confederate general in the
American Civil War. He gained early fame as the commander of
"Hill's Light Division," becoming one of Stonewall Jackson's
ablest subordinates. He later commanded a corps under Robert E. Lee in
the Army of Northern Virginia before his death in battle just prior to
the end of the war.
He once said he had no desire to live to see the
collapse of the Confederacy, and on April 2, 1865 (just seven days
before Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House), he was killed by a
Union soldier, Corporal John W. Mauck of the 138th Pennsylvania, as he
rode to the front of the Petersburg lines, accompanied only by a lone
Where are they buried?
- Mount Holly Cemetery, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas,
- Body lost or destroyed - Location of body is unknown
- Ambrose Hill Monument, Richmond, Virginia
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