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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore),
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
James Louis Petigru
James Louis Petigru, The life and character of. The lives of successful and distinguished
eserved the designation, a great lawyer.
Mr. Petigru was born in a fortunate period in his count e Boston with its long list of eminent men. Mr. Petigru received his primary and academic education n England the opposite is the case.
Again, Mr. Petigru excelled as a conversationalist.
He was no uled, halefellow-well-met style of man like Mr. Petigru.
In his home life Mr. Petigru was in eveMr. Petigru was in every way a model.
He was devoted to his mother, wife and other members of his household, and in retu e last the great, over-shadowing feature of Mr. Petigru's character, namely, his politics and stand , Judge J. B. O'Neal, Gov. James L. Orr and Mr. Petigru.
These constituted in several respects a r d men to the last.
It was no new thing for Mr. Petigru, however, to find himself upon the unpopula e Massachusetts' Historical Society.
But Mr. Petigru was not perfect.
He too had his faults.
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