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

Author: James Longstreet
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
General James Longstreet is one of the most controversial figures of the American Civil War. According to some, he was partially to blame for the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg; according to others, if Lee had followed Longstreet's advice, they would have won that battle. He has been called stubborn and vain; and he has been lauded as one of the greatest tacticians of the Civil War. All agree, however, that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, Confederate
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904.
From Manassas to Appomattox.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1992
(DLC) 91046690
Named Person: James Longstreet; James Longstreet
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Longstreet
ISBN: 9781510720237 1510720235
OCLC Number: 645822774
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (690 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: * The Ante-Bellum Life of the Author * From New Mexico to Manassas * Battle of Manassas, or Bull Run * The Confederates Hovering Around Washington * Round About Richmond * The Battle of Williamsburg * Seven Pines, or Fair Oaks * Sequel of Seven Pines * Robert E. Lee in Command * Fighting Along the Chickahominy * Battle of Malvern Hill * Halleck and Pope in Federal Command * Making Ready for Manassas Again * Second Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) * The Maryland Campaign * The Lost OrderSouth Mountain * Preliminaries of The Great Battle * Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam * Battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam (Continued) * Review of the Maryland Campaign * Reorganization and Rest for Both Armies * Battle of Fredericksburg * Battle of Fredericksburg (Continued) * Preparing for the Spring of 63 * Invasion of Pennsylvania * GettysburgFirst Day * GettysburgSecond Day * GettysburgThird Day * The Wave Rolls Back * Longstreet Moves to Georgia * Battle of Chickamauga * Failure to Follow Success * The East Tennessee Campaign * Besieging Knoxville * Cut Off From East and West * Strategic Importance of the Field * Last Days in Tennessee * Battle of the Wilderness * Again in Front of Richmond * Talk of Peace * Battle of Five Forks * Petersburg * Appomattox * Post-Bellum Pendant
Responsibility: by James Longstreet ; [new introduction by Jeffry D. Wert].


Longstreet's memoirs reflect the combative style of the old soldier. Their historical interest lies not only in his personal account of the progress of the Civil War, but in the insight they afford  Read more...


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