"It don't hurt a bit to be shot in a wooden leg."
~ Confederate Lieutenant General Richard S. Ewell
to Brigadier General John B. Gordon,
after a bullet struck his wooden leg
at the battle of Gettysburg
"Border Ruffians" streamed into Kansas from Missouri to stuff ballot boxes and terrorize anyone believing to favor entering the Union as a free state.
Confederate General Gabriel Rains was rebuked by his superiors for using buried land mines in Yorktown, Virginia in 1862. This was considered ungentlemanly conduct.
Lieutenant General Stephan Dill Lee, who fought in the Atlanta, Franklin, and Nashville campaigns, became a promoter of women's rights after the war.