James Longstreet Essay | James Longstreet

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James Longstreet

Summary: Essay consists of a discussion of the life and accomplishments of James Longstreet.
Have you every wondered who the man that was blamed for the Confederate loss of the Civil War was? James Longstreet was a man that many people ended up hating, for he was blamed for losing this catastrophe and criticizing Robert E. Lee after his death. Longstreet made several mistakes after the war, however he was dearly loved before then. He was a very popular student at West Point and was an excellent soldier in both the U.S. Army and the Confederate Army. James Longstreet, a man who knew how to act in the face of danger, was truly a hero that deserves honor.

James Longstreet was born of Dutch lineage in his grandparent's house ("Lee's Old War Horse") in Edgefield District, South Carolina (Who Was Who) on January 8, 1821 (Encyclopedia Americana). He was named after his father, but his family called him Pete or Peter. By the...

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