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May I Quote You, General Longstreet

Observations and Utterances of the South"s Great Generals (May I Quote You--?,)

by Randall J. Bedwell

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Cumberland House Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Biography: general,
  • Military life & institutions,
  • Quotations, maxims, etc,
  • Longstreet, James,,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Quotations, American,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Military,
  • Military - General,
  • Longstreet, James,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • United States,
  • 1821-1904,
  • Quotations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8711557M
    ISBN 101888952377
    ISBN 109781888952377
    OCLC/WorldCa36060002

    James Longstreet (January 8, – January 2, ) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse".He served under Lee as a corps commander for most of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, and briefly with Braxton Bragg in the Army.   Original publish date: J Any student of history knows that Gettysburg was the turning point of the Civil War. Up until pm on July 3rd , when General James Longstreet ordered General George Pickett out of the woods along Seminary Ridge, the South still had a chance. Pickett's charge would fail miserably.

    easy, you simply Klick Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln book download link on this page and you will be directed to the free registration form. after the free registrationyou will be able to download the book in 4 format. PDF Formatted x all pages,EPub Reformatted especially for book readers.   "We can only say in conclusion that the sentence you quote seems to us as ridiculous as emanating from General Longstreet." View attachment Richmond Dispatch., Octo , page 4. And here, a week later, we have General Longstreet's renunciation.

      Well, it is all over now. The battle is lost, and many of us are prisoners, many are dead, many wounded, bleeding and dying. Your Soldier lives and mourns and but for you, my darling, he would rather, a million times rather, be back there with his dead, to sleep for all time in an unknown grave. James Longstreet — American Soldier born on Janu , died on Janu James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse.".


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May I Quote You, General Longstreet by Randall J. Bedwell Download PDF EPUB FB2

87 pages long and published in by Randall Bedwell through Cumberland House Publishing Inc., "May I Quote You, General Longstreet?" is an excellent book, just as all the other books in the "May I Quote You?" series are. It contains many statements and observations made by and about General Longstreet, his comrades in gray, and his foes in blue/5(9).

May I Quote You, General Lee. reveals the spirit that elevated General Lee and those who followed him to greatness. Other forthcoming titles in this unique series will showcase General Longstreet, General Forrest, and Stonewall Jackson/5(4). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for May I Quote You, General Longstreet?: Observations and Utterances of the South's Great Generals at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(8).

This little book attempts to bring a little light to this man once again, with chapters of his quotes-and quotes from others about him--arranged loosely by topic. Chapters cover the art of war, the confederate and union armies, Lee & Longstreet, and more.

87 pages, softcover. ' x 7'.Format: Paperback. This slender book combines the two volumes of Mr. Bedwell's books of Robert E. Lee quotes. The volumes are available separately on Amazon but each are about twice the price of this combined volume. Some years ago I loaned out my copy of volume one and it never returned/5.

May I Quote You, General Longstreet. by Randall J. Bedwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9). May I Quote You, General Lee: Volume II Paperback – August 1, by Randall J. Bedwell (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all formats and editions /5(2). Randall J.

Bedwell has 20 books on Goodreads with ratings. Randall J. Bedwell’s most popular book is May I Quote You, Stonewall Jackson?: Observation. Enjoy the best James Longstreet Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by James Longstreet, American Soldier, Born January 8, Share with your friends.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for May I Quote You, General?: May I Quote You, General Longstreet. (, Paperback) at the best online prices at. Longstreet emerges in this book as a brave and capable commander, who was not afraid to expose himself to danger during battles, because he believed that this was part of the means by which a general had to lead his army.

This is largely a favorable book about Longstreet, but it is not uncritical. 10 quotes from James Longstreet: 'You can't lead from behind', 'The heavy fumes of gunpowder hanging about our ranks, as stimulating as sparkling wine, charged the atmosphere with the light and splendor of battle.

Time was culminating under a flowing tide.', and 'His game of hide-and-seek about Bull Bun, Centreville, and Manassas Plains was grand, but marred in completeness by the failure of.

Longstreet has strongly conflicting feelings for Lee. Longstreet respects Lee, is friends with him, and even needs him as a father figure. At the same time, he strongly disagrees with Lee's strategy, resents Lee's decisions, and feels much rage toward Lee as his men die in battle. Yet as angry as Longstreet is with Lee, he cannot pull away from.

May I quote you, General Longstreet?: observations and utterances of the South's great generals. [Randall J Bedwell;] -- Explores the words and statements of great generals that represent a period in history as far removed from contemporary experience as the way of life they fought to preserve.

Gen. James Longstreet: Yes, General; your fame as a scholar precedes you. They still speak of your grades at North Carolina with reverence and awe. I understand you've written a book. Brig. Gen. Johnston Pettigrew: A minor work; if the General would care to read it Lt. Gen. James Longstreet: Yes, General, I would like that very much.

James Longstreet has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. James Longstreet’s most popular book is From Manassas To Appomattox. May I Quote You, General Chamberlain. is a collection of quotations by Joshua L. Chamberlain, the highly respected Union general from Maine who relinquished a peaceful life as a college professor to become a leader of men in battle.

Quotes about Longstreet []. You must take it; I cannot live with anything in my possession that is not mine Pete, let us have another game of brag, to recall the days that were so pleasant.

Ulysses S. Grant, as quoted in The New York Times (24 July ); On the first day of JulyConfederate Lieutenant General James Longstreet, writing through his adjutant, ordered General George. May I Quote You, Stonewall Jackson?: Observations and Utterances of the South's Great Generals (May I Quote You, General?) di Randall J Bedwell e una grande selezione di libri, arte e articoli da collezione disponibile su The other side of being called a traitor I grew up hearing stories about General Longstreet.

And along with most of the Confederate Generals he was one of the best. General Jackson may have been Lee's Right arm, in the precursor to shock and awe, Longstreet was the man who Lee could use to fix the Army of the Potomac, and if he would have been supported in Tennessee, he would have routed the 4/5(41).

Longstreet has lost half of his men at the failure at Little Round Top the previous day, and even with reinforcements from Major General George Pickett the terrain makes victory impossible.

Men will have to march a mile across an open field under fire from the enemy on top of the hill opposite. James Longstreet: Postwar Career James Longstreet was a U.S.

Army officer, government official and most famously a lieutenant general in the. Lieutenant General James Longstreet Monument (Gettysburg) Monuments, Structures & Other Points of Interest: Jan 8, Say What Saturday: James Longstreet Quote that Should be Famous But Isn't: James Longstreet: 7: Interesting Longstreet quote about Early from the 25th Reunion at Gettysburg: Gettysburg: 9: