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The Longstreet-Gettysburg controversy [from the Richmond (Va.) Dispatch, February 16, 1896.] Who commenced it. The whole matter reviewed by J. William Jones, D. D. To the Editor of the Dispatch. You are unquestionably right in the very courteous little difference with the Times as who begun the Longstreet-Gettysburg controversy, but you do not put its origin quite far enough back, and omit some very important points in the history of the controversy. As I have been in a position to know all of the facts, have read and preserved everything of interest that has been published concerning these matters (although I have not until quite recently printed anything myself), and as there seems to be a constantly recurring question as to who fired the first gun, and who is continuing the firing, I ask space for a summary statement of the whole question. There was in army circles after the battle of Gettysburg a good deal of talk as to the causes of our failure, and it s