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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 999 7 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 382 26 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 379 15 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 288 22 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 283 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 243 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 233 43 Browse Search
An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps. 210 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 200 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 186 12 Browse Search
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An incident of Gen. Longstreet. --During the Mexican campaign, Lieut. Gen. Longstreet was in command of a company of regulars, and while engaged in one of the battles which marked that struggleLieut. Gen. Longstreet was in command of a company of regulars, and while engaged in one of the battles which marked that struggle, observed a Mexican taking deliberate aim at him from behind the corner of a house. The ball whistled by without injury. Longstreet himself had a musket, and on the re-appearance of the Mexican, boLongstreet himself had a musket, and on the re-appearance of the Mexican, both tired almost simultaneously, and without effect. The General now recalled to mind a recommendation of his father. Judge Longstreet, the author of the famous "Georgia Scenes"--which was "Use bucksJudge Longstreet, the author of the famous "Georgia Scenes"--which was "Use buckshot in close quarters;" and taking from his cartridges box a bullet he deliberately seated himself on the ground, and with the aid of a rock and his pocket knife, cut the ball into slugs and reloaded.ommit the wait to the broad sea of public circulation. Since that time probably a volume of incidents equally characteristic of the indifference of General Longstreet under fire might be collected.