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Bedwell, Randall, ed. May I Quote You General Longstreet? Nashville, TN: Cumberland House, 1999.

DiNardo, R. L. and Albert A. Nofi, eds. James Longstreet: The Man, the Soldier, the Controversy. Conshohocken, PA:
Combined Publishing, 1998.

Knudsen, Harold M. General James Longstreet: The Confederacy's Most Modern General. [REVISED] USA Publishing, 2010.

Martin, David G. General Longstreet and his New Jersey Relations. Hightstown, NJ: Longstreet House, 1998.

Pfarr, Cory. Longstreet at Gettysburg: A Critical Reassessment. McFarland, 2019.

Piston, William Garrett. Lee’s Tarnished Lieutenant: James Longstreet and His Place in Southern History.
Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1987.

Reardon, Carol. I Have Been a Soldier All My Life. Gettysburg, PA: Farnsworth Military Impressions, 1997.

Sanger, Donald Bridgman and Thomas Robson Hay. James Longstreet: I. Soldier, II. Politician, Officeholder, and Writer. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1952. Reprint, Peter Smith, 1968.

Sawyer, Gordon. James Longstreet: Before Manassas and After Appomattox (Expanded Edition). Gainesville, GA: Sawyer House Publishing, 2014.

Thornton, Clark. General James Longstreet: A Family Portrait. Scotts Valley, CA: CreateSpace, 2011.

Wert, Jeffry D. General James Longstreet: The Confederacy’s Most Controversial Soldier. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1993.


Alexander, E. Porter. Fighting for the Confederacy: Personal Recollections of General E. P. Alexander. Chapel Hill, NC:
University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

Fremantle, Lt. Col. James. Lord Walter, ed. The Fremantle Diary, a Journal of the Confederacy. np, 1864. Reprint, Short Hills, NJ: Burford Books, Inc., 2001.

Goree, Thomas J. Thomas W. Cutrer, ed. Longstreet’s Aide: The Civil War Letters of Major Thomas J. Goree. Charlottesville, VA: University Press of Virginia, 1995.

Grant, Ulysses S. Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant: In Two Volumes. London: S. Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1886. Reprint, New York: Barnes and Noble Publishing, Inc. 2003.

Haskell, John Cheves. The Haskell Memoirs. Edited by Gilbert E. Govan and James W. Livingood. New York: Putnam, 1960.

Hood, John Bell. Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate States Armies. New Orleans:For the Hood Orphan Memorial Fund by P. G. T. Beauregard, 1880. Reprint, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996.

Longstreet, James. Manassas to Appomattox. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1903. Reprint, New York: Konecky and Konecky, 1992.

Moses, Raphael Jacob. Last Order of the Lost Cause. Edited by Mel Young. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1995.

Owen, William Miller. In Camp and Battle with the Washington Artillery of New Orleans. Boston: Ticknor, 1885. Reprint,
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1995.

Sorrel, G. Moxley. At the Right Hand of Longstreet: Recollections of a Confederate Staff Officer. New York: Neal Publishing Co., 1905. Reprint, Lincoln, NE:University of Nebraska Press, 1999.

Lost Cause Mythology

Connelly, Thomas L. and Barbara L. Bellows. God and General Longstreet: The Lost Cause and the Southern Mind.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press,1982. Reprint, 1986.

Davis, William C. The Cause Lost, Myths and Realities of the Confederacy. Lawrence,KS: The University Press of Kansas, 1996.

Gallagher, Gary W. and Nolan, Alan T. eds. The Myth of the Lost Cause and Civil War History. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2000.

________. Lee and His Army in Confederate History. University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

________. Jubal A. Early, the Lost Cause, and Civil War History: A Persistent Legacy. Milwaukee, WI: Marquette University Press, 1995.

Osterweis, Rollin G. The Myth of the Lost Cause: 1865-1900. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1973.

Pollard, Edward A. The Lost Cause. np. Reprint, NY: Gramercy Press, 1994.

Sears, Steven W. “General Longstreet and the Lost Cause,” American Heritage, Feb- March 2005.

Wilson, Charles R. Baptized in Blood: The Religion of the Lost Cause, 1865-1920. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia Press, 1980.


Bowers, John. Chickamauga and Chattanooga: The Battles That Doomed the Confederacy. New York: Harper Collins, 1994.

Cormier, Steven A. The Siege of Suffolk: The Forgotten Campaign. Lynchburg, VA: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1989.

Gallagher, Gary W. ed. The Second Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate/Union Leadership. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1993.

Johnson, Robert Underwood and Clarence Clough Buel, eds. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. 4 Volumes.
New York: Century Company. 1887. Reprint, Secaucus, NJ: Castle, 1990.

Longstreet, Helen D. Lee and Longstreet at High Tide: Gettysburg in the Light of the Official Records. Gainesville, GA: The Author, 1904. Reprint,Broadfoot Publishing, 1989.

Patchan, Scott. Second Manassas: Longstreet's Attack and the Struggle for Chinn Ridge. Potomac Books Inc, 2001.

Pfanz, Harry W. The Battle of Gettysburg. Conshohochen PA: Eastern National Park and Monument Association, 1994.

________. Gettysburg—The First Day. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

________. Gettysburg, the Second Day. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

Sears, Stephen W . “Gettysburg in Retrospect”, Quarterly Journal of Military History, (Summer 2003): 36-39.

Tucker, Glen . Lee and Longstreet at Gettysburg. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1968. Reprint, Dayton, OH: Morningside Press, 1984.

Thomas, Wilbur. General James “Pete” Longstreet, Lee’s Old War Horse Scapegoat for Gettysburg. Parsons, WV: McClain Printing, 1979.

Wittenberg, Eric J. and Petruzzi, J. David. Plenty of Blame to Go Around: Jeb Stuart's Controversial Ride to Gettysburg. New York: Savas Beatie, 2006.

General Civil War History

Churchill, Winston. The American Civil War. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1961.

Connelly, Thomas L. The Marble Man: Robert E. Lee and His Image in American Society. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State
University Press, 1977.

Davis, William C. Pohanka, Brian C. and Troiani, Don, eds. Civil War Journal: The Leaders. New York: Gramercy Books, 1997.

Eicher, David J. Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War. New York: Little Brown and Co., 2006.

Hagerman, Edward. The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare, Ideas, Organization and Field Command.
Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press, 1988.

McPherson, James M. Battle Cry of Freedom. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

McWhiney, Grady and Perry D. Jamieson. Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage. The University of Alabama Press, 1982.

Snow, William P. Lee and His Generals. Reprint, New York: Gramercy Press, 1987.

Swinton, William. Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac. New York: np, 1867. Reprint, Secaucus, NJ: The Blue and Grey Press, 1988.

Warner, Ezra. Generals in Gray. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1959. Reprint, 2006.


Shaara, Michael. The Killer Angels. New York, NY: Ballantine Books, 1975.

Williams, Ben Ames. A House Divided. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947. Reprint, Paperback Ed., Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2006.

________. The Unconquered. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1953.