• Born date: 1828-11-14
  • Born in: Clyde, Ohio
  • Death date: 1864-07-22
  • Death in: Atlanta
James B. McPherson

James Birdseye McPherson (November 14, 1828 – July 22, 1864) was a career United States Army officer who served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was killed at the Battle of Atlanta, the second highest ranking Union officer killed during the war.