List of U.S. counties named after prominent Confederate historical figures
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This is a list of U.S. counties named after prominent Confederate historical figures.
- Arlington County, Virginia: Named in honor of General Robert E. Lee, after his property in that county.
- Baker County, Florida: James McNair Baker, lawyer, politician, and Senator from Florida in the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War.
- Beauregard Parish, Louisiana: P.G.T. Beauregard, a Confederate general and one of the designers of the Confederate Battle Flag
- Benton County, Mississippi: Brigadier General Samuel Benton, from nearby Holly Springs, who commanded the 34th Mississippi Infantry Regiment, which was from the same counties which Benton County was formed from in 1870
- Bradford County, Florida: Captain Richard Bradford, who fought in the American Civil War and was killed in the Battle of Santa Rosa Island, becoming the first Confederate officer from Florida to die in the War Between the States
- Bullock County, Alabama: Edward Bullock, Colonel in the Confederate States Army
- Chilton County, Alabama: William Parish Chilton), Alabama Supreme Court Justice and Confederate congressman
- Cleburne County, Alabama: Patrick Cleburne, major general in Confederate States Army
- Cook County, Georgia: Philip Cook, Confederate general and U.S. Representative.
- Ector County, Texas: Mathew D. Ector, Confederate General
- Foard County, Texas: Major Robert L. Foard
- Forrest County, Mississippi: Confederate General Nathan B. Forrest.
- Forsyth County, North Carolina: Union Major General James W. Forsyth.
- Gray County, Texas: Peter W. Gray, Houston District, Confederate House of Representatives
- Gregg County, Texas: John B. Gregg, Brigadier General
- Hale County, Alabama: Stephen F. Hale, lieutenant colonel in Confederate States Army
- Hampton County, South Carolina: Lt. General Wade Hampton III, Confederate cavalry leader during the American Civil War and afterwards a politician from South Carolina, representing it as governor and U.S. Senator.
- Hemphill County, Texas: John Hemphill, Representative of Texas in the Congress of the Confederate States of America until his death
- Hendry County, Florida: Francis Asbury Hendry, cattle rancher, politician, and officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
- Hoke County, North Carolina: Robert Hoke, a Confederate general during the American Civil War.
- Hood County, Texas: John Bell Hood, a Confederate lieutenant general and the commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.
- Jackson County, Oklahoma: Stonewall Jackson, Confederate general
- Jeff Davis County, Georgia, Jeff Davis County, Texas, Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi, Jefferson Davis Parish, Louisiana: Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy
- Lee County, Alabama, Lee County, Arkansas, Lee County, Florida, Lee County, Kentucky, Lee County, Mississippi, Lee County, North Carolina, Lee County, South Carolina, Lee County, Texas: Confederate general Robert E. Lee
- Levy County, Florida: David Levy Yulee, born David Levy (June 12, 1810 – October 10, 1886) was an American politician and attorney from Florida, a territorial delegate to Congress, the first Jewish member of the United States Senate, and a member of the Confederate Congress during the American Civil War.
- Ochiltree County, Texas: William Beck Ochiltree, Colonel, 18th Texas Infantry (also a prominent figure in the Republic of Texas)
- Oldham County, Texas: Williamson Simpson Oldham, Pioneer Texas Lawyer and Confederate Senator
- Pasco County, Florida: Samuel Pasco, soldier and later U.S. Senator
- Pender County, North Carolina: William Dorsey Pender, Confederate soldier who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Gettysburg of the American Civil War.
- Randall County, Texas: Horace Randall, Brigadier General
- Reeves County, Texas: George R. Reeves, Colonel
- Reagan County, Texas: John Henninger Reagan, postmaster general of the Confederate States of America and also a U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative and first chairman of the Railroad Commission of Texas.
- Scurry County, Texas: William R. Scurry, General
- Stephens County, Georgia: Alexander Stephens, U.S. representative, vice president of the Confederate States of America, and fifty-third governor of Georgia.
- Stonewall County, Texas: Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson, Lieutenant General
- Sutton County, Texas: John S. Sutton, Colonel
- Terrell County, Texas: Alexander Watkins Terrell, Brigadier General, "Terrell's Texas Cavalry Regiment"
- Terry County, Texas: Benjamin Franklin Terry, Terry's Texas Rangers
- Tom Green County, Texas: Thomas Green, a Confederate brigadier general
- Toombs County, Georgia: Robert Toombs, Confederate Secretary of State and general
- Upton County, Texas: John C. and William E. Upton, Confederate Generals
- Vance County, North Carolina: Zebulon Baird Vance a Confederate military officer in the American Civil War, twice governor of North Carolina, and United States Senator.
- Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska: Wade Hampton III, Confederate cavalry commander
- Winkler County, Texas: Clinton M. Winkler, Colonel