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General James Longstreet in the West

a monumental failure

by Judith Lee Hallock

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Published by Ryan Place in Fort Worth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tennessee,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Longstreet, James, 1821-1904,
    • Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-128) and index.

      StatementJudith Lee Hallock.
      SeriesCivil War campaigns and commanders series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.L55 H35 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination134 p. :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL797527M
      ISBN 101886661049
      LC Control Number95033504

      29 Feb - James Longstreet (January 8, - January 2, ); Lieutenant General of the Confederate States Army. If it shouldn´t be clear - I belong to the pro-Longstreet crowd. Some pictures are repins from my other boards but have dirrerent texts. All texts by myself. See more ideas about James longstreet, Lieutenant general and American civil war pins. General James Longstreet - Confederacy. Lee’s second in command and, since the death of “Stonewall” Jackson, his most important general. At forty-two, Longstreet is full-bearded, slow talking, and crude. He is aware of the new nature of warfare, and he knows that .

        When James Longstreet was at West Point, he and his schoolmate Ulysses S. Grant seemed doomed to fail in life. Born in in South Carolina, raised in . () General Lee called Longstreet, "Old War Horse" a nickname that would prove to be correct in that he was a great war commander and lived to a very old age of His victories in the Civil War were many and included some of the most pivotal of the entire conflict. As Lee's right hand man, He.

      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). Longstreet at Gettysburg: A Critical Reassessment. K likes. The first book-length, critical analysis of Lieutenant General James Longstreet’s actions at the Battle of Gettysburg/5.


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General James Longstreet in the West by Judith Lee Hallock Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 impossible to Cited by: 7.

This book is an unbiased ascertainment of the performance of General James Longstreet during the Civil War. The author provides generous detail into the events and life experiences that shaped this man. This book provides significant references to facts and historical by: 7. General James Longstreet in the West book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. It is September Gen. James Longstreet and his C /5. Confederate Struggle for Command: General James Longstreet and the First Corps in the West (Volume 12) (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series) [Mendoza, Alexander] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Confederate Struggle for Command: General James Longstreet and the First Corps in the West (Volume 12) (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History /5(8). James Longstreet was a U.S. Army officer, government official and most famously a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

Longstreet, a native of Georgia, had transplanted himself to Alabama in order to obtain an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point in the class of Judith Lee Hallock.

General James Longstreet in the West: A Monumental Failure (Civil War Campaigns and Commanders Series) (Kindle Locations ). State House Press. General James Longstreet I actually knew very little about as history is not always kind to the survivors.

General James Longstreet was without a doubt one of the most capable Corp Commanders who has ever served in any Army and after reading this book I think you will agree.4/5. 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 /5(6). General Lee often called James Longstreet his Old War Horse so the reader can get the story straight from the hoses's mouth.

Before reading this I had assumed that Jubal Early and others who attacked Longstreet after the war decided he would be a good scapegoat for their and Lee's failures due to his not being from Virginia and because he became a Republican after the by: 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 ed on: Decem   Today I purchased a book by this name by Judith Lee Hallock. So before I read it, will the author be fair to Longstreet. Was Longstreet really a "monumental failure". Was he even a failure.

I am not sure how to judge Longstreet in the West. I thought General Longstreet practically won the Battle of Chickamauga almost by himself. James Longstreet, (born January 8,Edgefield district, South Carolina, U.S.—died January 2,Gainesville, Georgia), Confederate officer during the American Civil War.A graduate of the U.S.

Military Academy at West Point, New York (), he resigned from the U.S. Army when his native state seceded from the Union (December ); he was made a brigadier general in the Confederate Army. It is September Gen. James Longstreet and his Corps ride the rails westward to join Gen.

Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee in its efforts to halt the advance of the Union Army. Longstreet, a favorite of Gen. Robert E. Lee, fully expects to replace Bragg as commander of the Western Army. at west point together - grant's courtship - the war and afterwards Gainesville, Georgia, July 23 - "He was the truest as well as the bravest man that ever lived," was the remark made by General James Longstreet, when he recovered today from the emotion caused.

In his book, Sorrel states that he first met Longstreet in July right before the First battle of Manassas. Writing a brief biographical sketch of Longstreet, Sorrel writes, “at West Point, he [Longstreet] was fast friends with Grant and was the best man at the latter’s marriage.”.

West virginia's confederate history. Landmark & Historical Place. Fairfax Civil War. Tourist Information Center. Longstreet at Gettysburg: A Critical Reassessment. Book. General James Longstreet Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Education. CONFEDERATE SOUTHERN AMERICAN CENSUS 5/5. Was Lt. Gen. James Longstreet a lackluster, indecisive leader or a victim of political circumstances?Though traditionally saddled with much of the blame for the Confederate loss at Gettysburg, Longstreet was actually a capable, resourceful, and brave commander, argues historian Brand: Alexander Mendoza.

Get this from a library. General James Longstreet in the West: a monumental failure. [Judith Lee Hallock]. Longstreet Goes West. After the Gettysburg Campaign in the summer ofConfederate leaders began to realize the strategic importance of the city of Chattanooga in eastern Tennessee.

General James Longstreet, along with aro men from his corps in the Army of Northern Virginia, were dispatched towards Chattanooga. Get this from a library. General James Longstreet in the West: a monumental failure. [Judith Lee Hallock; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)]. “The reputation of Confederate General James Longstreet-second-in-command to and intimate friend of Robert E. Lee-has undergone dramatic swings over the course of history. Revered by his men and respected by his fellow officers during the American Civil War, Longstreet became one of the Confederacy’s most visible scapegoats shortly after 4/4(1).Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Civil War Campaigns and Commanders: General James Longstreet in the West: A Monumental Failure by Judith Lee Hallock (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

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Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee in its efforts to halt the advance of the Union Army. Longstreet, a favorite of Gen.

Robert E. Lee, fully expects to replace Bragg as commander of the Western Army/5(5).