Earl van Dorn, Confederate major-general, 1862-1867.Artist: J Rogers
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Earl van Dorn, Confederate major-general, 1862-1867. Van Dorn (1820-1863) was shot and killed at his headquarters on 7 May 1863 by Dr George Peters, a jealous husband who claimed that the general was having an affair with his wife. An engraving from volume III of The War with the South : a History of the Late Rebellion, by Robert Tomes, Benjamin G Smith, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 3 Volumes, 1862-1867.