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    James B. McPherson.  McPherson and several members of his staff were set upon by Confederate soldiers after riding too far on a scouting expedition.  McPherson made a show of surrendering but tried to break back towards Union lines--he was shot in the attempt.  McPherson Square in Washington, D.C. is named for him. 

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    James B. McPherson.  McPherson and several members of his staff were set upon by Confederate soldiers after riding too far on a scouting expedition.  McPherson made a show of surrendering but tried to break back towards Union lines--he was shot in the attempt.  McPherson Square in Washington, D.C. is named for him. 

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