Edward Ferrero
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (born in Spain)
Date of Birth: 1831
Date of Death: 1899
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Dance instructor, soldier, Author of Non-Fiction
Spouse: Amanda Subers
Military Branch: Union Army
Political Party: Democratic Party
Turtledove Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Military Branch: Army of the Potomac (Second American Revolution)
Edward Ferrero (January 18, 1831 – December 11, 1899) was one of the leading dance instructors, choreographers, and ballroom operators in the United States. He also served as a United States Army general in the American Civil War, most remembered for his dishonorable conduct in the Battle of the Crater (July 1864), reported drinking with another general behind the lines, while both their units were virtually destroyed.

Edward Ferrero in The Guns of the SouthEdit

Edward Ferrero's division of Negro troops was devastated by Confederate AK-47s during the Army of the Potomac's harrowing defeat at the Battle of Bealeton.[1]