Richard B. Garnett was a Confederatein the during the (1861–1865). The first to take over the after the promotion of , Garnett was well-regarded by his men but ran afoul of Jackson after the (1862), when he ordered an unauthorized retreat. Jackson placed him under arrest and eventually ordered, but never completed, a court-martial. reassigned Garnett to the command of ‘s former brigade, and he spent much of the following year worried about his reputation and looking for opportunities to demonstrate his courage. He found one on the third day of the (1863), when he died while helping to lead the doomed assault known as .