Originally Posted by tompritchett
Confederate Generals were not differentiated by the number of stars within the wreath. The stars were 1-Major, 2- LT Colonel, 3- Colonel For all General Officers, three stars within a wreath. Lee wore three stars, without a wreath, no doubt because of his modesty, and probably because his rank in the old Army was Colonel.
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