General William Babcock Hazen (September 27, 1830 – January 16, 1887). Ambrose Bierce called him "the best hated man in the army." Served under Generals Buell and Rosecrans, later under General Sherman.
General William Babcock Hazen, a stern disciplinarian but valiant soldier fought with the Army of the Cumberland and later with Sherman. He was a close friend of Ambrose Bierce, one of his former staff officers