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Longstreet Goes West: Conclusions

James Longstreet’s time in the Western Theater has by and large, not garnered accolades. The prevailing western-centric view casts him as a haughty eastern interloper, come to further his own ambitions at Bragg’s expense. 1,245 more words

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Chickamauga and Resaca in March 2017

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Some of you may know that every year I organize a two-day tour in March, to Chickamauga. This year, the dates are March 10-11, 2017. 56 more words

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The Year in Review 2016: #9

In August, Dave Powell kicked off an extended series about Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, the “Old Warhorse” of Robert E. Lee, who went west to aid in the ailing Confederate effort in Tennessee. 64 more words

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"FOR HATE IS STRONG AND MOCKS THE SONG": A CIVIL WAR CHRISTMAS CAROL

I love Christmas carols and I would have a hard time choosing my favorite, but as a historian—and a specialist on the American Civil War, particularly—I have always been deeply moved by… 750 more words

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Letters and papers related to James T. Embree (officer)

Embree, James T.  58th Indiana, letters describing Battle of Murfreesboro to parents.

A resident of Princeton, IN, Embree enlisted on 11/14/61 as a Major in the 58th Indiana. 173 more words

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Longstreet Goes West, part nine: The November of our discontent

Part Nine in a Series

Both Bragg and Longstreet – indeed every Confederate from Richmond on down – understood that to be successful, any movement into East Tennessee must be conducted quickly, and in sufficient strength. 2,316 more words

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