James Longstreet

[James Longstreet] Soldier and convert, born Edgefield, South Carolina, 1821; died Gainesville, Georgia, 1904. He was one of the greatest Confederate generals during the Civil War. His "From Manassas to Appomattox" is a valued military narrative. He became a Catholic, 1877, and was later United States Minister to Turkey.

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