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James Longstreet : the man, the soldier, the controversy

Author: R L DiNardo; Albert A Nofi
Publisher: Conshohocken, Pa. : Combined Pub., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few figures from the American Civil War have generated more controversy than Confederate general James Longstreet. As the senior officer present at Pickett's Charge, he has been blamed by many, particularly in the South, for the decisive Confederate defeat at Gettysburg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: James Longstreet; James Longstreet
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R L DiNardo; Albert A Nofi
ISBN: 0938289969 9780938289968
OCLC Number: 38992879
Notes: Based on papers presented at a conference held at the Williams Club, in New York City, Oct. 9, 1993.
Description: 301 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: History, politics, and General Longstreet / Albert A. Nofi --
James Longstreet, the modern soldier / R.L. DiNardo --
Petticoats, promotions, and military assignments: favoritism and the antebellum career of James Longstreet / William Garrett Piston --
"No 15,000 men can take that hill": Longstreet at Gettysburg / Jeffry D. Wert --
The Bull of the Woods: Longstreet and the Confederate left at Chickamauga / James R. Furgueron --
Longstreet and Jackson compared: corps staffs and the exercise of command in the Army of Northern Virginia / R.L. DiNardo --
Marked in Bronze: James Longstreet and Southern history / William Garrett Piston.
Responsibility: edited by R.L. DiNardo and Albert A. Nofi.
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