From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

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by James Longstreet
     
 

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General Longstreet in one of the most controversial figures on the Civil War. Long criticized for his role at Gettsburg, historical opinion has begun to view him in a more favorable light. He was dependable, if not brilliant, a staunch fighter. Certainly Lee relied upon him most of all his officers. He acquitted himself bravely in many of the war's bloodiest

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General Longstreet in one of the most controversial figures on the Civil War. Long criticized for his role at Gettsburg, historical opinion has begun to view him in a more favorable light. He was dependable, if not brilliant, a staunch fighter. Certainly Lee relied upon him most of all his officers. He acquitted himself bravely in many of the war's bloodiest battles. And if his critics have been numerous, his most stubborn defenders were always the men who served under him.

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ISBN-13:
9781625399540
Publisher:
Waxkeep Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
120,437
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

James Longstreet (1821–1904) 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 also enjoyed a successful post-war career working for the U.S. Government as a diplomat, civil servant, and administrator.

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