From Manassas to Appomattox
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Indiana University Press, 2020.
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James Longstreet., & James Longstreet|AUTHOR. (2020). From Manassas to Appomattox . Indiana University Press.

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James Longstreet and James Longstreet|AUTHOR. 2020. From Manassas to Appomattox. Indiana University Press.

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James Longstreet and James Longstreet|AUTHOR. From Manassas to Appomattox Indiana University Press, 2020.

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James Longstreet, and James Longstreet|AUTHOR. From Manassas to Appomattox Indiana University Press, 2020.

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Grouped Work ID18576457-067b-5ec4-5d6b-00ef6ad16cdf
Full titlefrom manassas to appomattox memoirs of the civil war in america
Authorlongstreet james
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In his memoir From Manassas to Appomattox, Longstreet reveals his inner musings and insights regarding the War between the States. Ever the soldier, he skims over his personal life to focus on battle strategies, war accounts, and opinions regarding other officers who were as misunderstood as him. The principle subordinate under General Robert E. Lee, Longstreet provides several accounts of Lee's leadership and their strong partnership.

An invaluable firsthand account of life during the Civil War, From Manassas to Appomattox not only illuminates the life and ambitions of Lieutenant General James Longstreet, but it also offers an in-depth view of army operations within the Confederacy. An introduction and notes by prominent historian James I. Robertson Jr. and a new foreword by Christian Keller offer insight into the impact of Longstreet's career on American history.
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