A Guide to the James Longstreet Correspondence, 1897-1903 Longstreet, James Correspondence Ms1993-003

A Guide to the James Longstreet Correspondence, 1897-1903

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Collection Number Ms1993-003


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Collection Number
James Longstreet Correspondence, 1897-1903
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Longstreet, James, 1821-1904

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Scope and Content

Confederate general in the Civil War; after the war he was head of an insurance company and held a series of Federal appointments. Author of  From Manassas to Appomattox  (1896). Correspondence consists of fourteen letters to Longstreet from his sons John, Randolph, and Robert and his daughter Lula, and from C. Herbert Walling, who asked for an autographed copy of Longstreet's book. 

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865