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James Longstreet

Military, Diplomat (8-Jan-1821 — 2-Jan-1904)


H. J. Eckenrode; Bryan Conrad. James Longstreet: Lee's War Horse. 1936. 399pp.

Helen D. Longstreet. Lee and Longstreet at High Tide: Gettysburg in the Light of Official Records. Gainesville, FL: (self-published). 1904. 346pp.

James Longstreet. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott Co.. 1896. 690pp.

William Garrett Piston. Lee's Tarnished Lieutenant: James Longstreet and His Place in Southern History. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press. 1987. 252pp.

Donald B. Sanger; Thomas Robson Hay. James Longstreet. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. 1952. 460pp.

Wilbur Thomas. General James "Pete" Longstreet: Lee's "Old War Horse": Scapegoat for Gettysburg. Parsons, WV: McClain Printing Company. 1979. 377pp.

Glenn Tucker. Lee and Longstreet at Gettysburg. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Company. 1968. 286pp.

Jeffry D. Wert. General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Controversial Soldier: A Biography. Riverside, NJ: Simon & Schuster. 1993.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.704)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1912)

  7. Webster's American Biographies (p.648)

  8. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.9, p.354)

  9. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.242)

  10. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.451)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.452)

  12. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.584)

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