William MacRae (September 9, 1834 – February 11, 1882) was a North Carolina soldier in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Over the course of the war, he went from private to brigadier general.
William MacRae in "The Last Reunion"Edit
When John Houston Thorpe entered the afterlife, he found himself under the command of General William McRae at an otherworldly recreation of the Siege of Petersburg. McRae commanded to his troops: "Don't fire a gun now, but dash for the enemy." The gambit was risky, but it paid off.