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James Longstreet papers

James Longstreet

James Longstreet papers

by James Longstreet

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James Longstreet was born in the Edgefield District, South Carolina, on January 8, , the third son and fifth child of James and Mary Ann Dent Longstreet. His parents owned a cotton plantation in the Piedmont section of northeastern Georgia near what would become the village of ed on: Decem   James Longstreet book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Did a paper on Longstreet recently. I wish I had read this book before hand instead of after. This is an interesting--albeit uneven--edited volume on General James Longstreet, one of the best corps commanders in the Civil War. In any edited volume /5(2).

From the description of James Longstreet papers, circa (Unknown). WorldCat record id: James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 January , in Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 .   The real shift in thinking about Lee, Gettysburg and Longstreet didn’t come until years later—during the avalanche of monographs, papers and books that accompanied the celebration of .

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James Longstreet papers by James Longstreet Download PDF EPUB FB2

New book re-assesses James Longstreet at Gettysburg career in the global pulp and paper industry had major facilities or sales offices in or near Gainesville. Pfarr has entered the fray Author: Scott Mingus.

James Longstreet (January 8, – January 2, ) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse".He served under Lee as a corps commander for most James Longstreet papers book the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, and briefly with Braxton Bragg in the Army Battles/wars: Mexican–American War, American.

James Longstreet has 33 books on Goodreads with ratings. James Longstreet’s most popular book is From Manassas To Appomattox. James Longstreet () was a Confederate general.

The collection includes positive photocopies of selected items from the post-Civil War correspondence of James Longstreet, relating entirely to military incidents about which there was disagreement among subsequent commentators and among the participants themselves.

General James Longstreet fought in nearly every campaign of the Civil War, from Manassas (the first battle of Bull Run) to Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chickamauga, Gettysburg, and was present at the surrender at Appomattox. Yet, he was largely held to blame for the Confederacy's defeat at Gettysburg.

General James Longstreet sheds new light on the controversial commander and the man Robert E 4/5(2). An excellent biography, the author's effort to clear the air on James Longstreet proves to be very successful.

In a clear and well written style with good insights into his main character, Jeffry Wert did great justice to a man who was totally misunderstood during much of the latter half of the 19th century and at least during the first half of 20th century.

GENERAL JAMES LONGSTREET: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier--A Biography User Review - Kirkus. A carefully argued account of the general whom Robert E. Lee affectionately called ``my old war horse''—the same man who in the mythology of 4/5(2).

John Eisenhower The New York Times Book Review For those who cut their teeth on such historians as Douglas Southall Freeman and Bruce Catton, General James Longstreet provides insights and viewpoints well worth the time and effort to read it.

Stephen B. Oates author of Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths A brilliant, provocative, riveting life, so much so that I found it. “From Manassas to Appomattox” by James Longstreet This book is the memoir(s) of Confederate General James Longstreet, the general whom, excepting Stonewall Jackson, was the man most trusted and relied upon by Robert E.

Lee during the Civil s: From the description of James Longstreet papers, circa (Unknown). WorldCat record id: James Longstreet, military man, businessman, diplomat, and railway commissioner, was born 8 Januaryin Edgefield District, South Carolina, and died 2 Januaryin Gainesville, Georgia.

James: I guess I'd say "sort of", in his newspaper reporter's "popular history" style. As I recall, he spent a lot of space on the controversy itself rather than on a strict professional assessment of Longstreet's tactics, etc.

The book is also 50 years old. I'd have to pull it. "From Manassas to Appomatox" by James Longstreet, J.P. Lippencott Company, pages. It is one of those old books placed in the biography section of every library I have ever been in, big, thick, and intimidating.

Staring out at the. Buy a cheap copy of From Manassas To Appomattox book by James Longstreet. This book was originally published prior toand represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.

Free shipping over $ Get this from a library. Lafayette McLaws papers, [Lafayette McLaws] -- Letters and military papers of Lafayette McLaws including items related to the U.S. Army campaigns against the Navajos,and the Civil War campaigns in which McLaws participated.

Civil War. Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, Correspondence, memoranda, diary, registers and returns of troops and artillery, sketches, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to events while Crawford was an assistant surgeon at Fort Sumter during the early months.

Helen Dortch Longstreet (Ap – May 3, ), known as the "Fighting Lady", was an American social advocate, librarian, and newspaper woman serving as reporter, editor, publisher, and business manager. She was the first woman who tried to secure a public office in the state of Georgia.

Known as the "Fighting Lady," she was the second wife of Confederate General James Longstreet. After the death of “Stonewall” Jackson, Longstreet becomes Lee’s second in command. A stubborn man, depressed because of the recent death of his children, Longstreet enters the Battle of Gettysburg with high hopes of success, provided that Lee swings the Confederate army to the southeast and comes between the Union army and Washington, D.C.

Longstreet knows that this strategy would make. James Longstreet papers, Manuscript Collection No. 2 Collection Description Biographical Note James Longstreet, military man, businessman.

SIGNED BY GENERALS HOWARD AND LONGSTREET. LONGSTREET, James. Program signed (Grant Memorial Banquet). Philadelphia, Original lithographed souvenir program fromfeaturing a hand-colored image of Grant’s Virginia headquarters on the front, signed by two notable Civil War generals, Oliver Howard and James Longstreet.

James Longstreet and the Battle of Fredericksburg Free Essay, Term Paper and Book Report James Longstreet: An Untarnished Legacy There is no doubt that James Longstreet had a significant influence on the strategy and tactics that emerged during the Civil War, but after the war, many regarded Longstreet s strategies and tactics as the reason why the war was lost, thus creating a scapegoat for.

New book re-assesses James Longstreet at Gettysburg I have visited Gainesville, Georgia, on and off for 30 years during my business travel. Both companies that I worked for during my long career in the global pulp and paper industry had major .The James Longstreet papers consist of correspondence, a broadside, copy photographs, clippings, a memo, and a railroad pass.

Correspondence (; ) is between Longstreet and military men and others and concerns supplies during the Mexican War; General William N. Pendleton and others' criticisms of Longstreet's military tactics at Gettysburg and elsewhere; Gainesville, Georgia.James Longstreet Autograph Letter, signed in which he writes his business partner, Colonel William Miller Owen, who had commanded the 1st Battalion of Longstreet’s Corps Artillery, the famous Washington Artillery.

After the war, Owen returned to New Orleans and he and Longstreet formed a brokerage business called Longstreet, Owen & Company.