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date: 18 October 2019

Longstreet, Jameslocked

(08 January 1821–02 January 1904)
  • William Garrett Piston

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Longstreet, James (08 January 1821–02 January 1904), Confederate general, was born in the Edgefield District of South Carolina, the son of James Longstreet and Mary Anne Dent, planters. He grew up in Gainesville, Georgia, and was educated at the Richmond Academy in Augusta, Georgia, where he lived with his uncle, ...

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