te defenses of Longstreet from Mr. P. J. Moran, whom the man left as a legacy to Atlanta, Captain Leslie Perry, of the War Records office, who garbled records to suit his purpose, and other Federal soldiers.
General Fitzhugh Lee, in his Life of R. E. Lee, and General John B. Gordon, in his book, Reminiscences of the Civil War, give their views on Gettysburg in the course of their narratives.
But one of the most notable papers that has appeared is a review of Longstreet's book by Colonel F. R. Henderson, of the British army, author of that superb Life of Stonewall Jackson, and one of the ablest military critics of his times.
He certainly cannot be charged with partisan prejudice.
I have thus given a summary of the literature of Gettysburg that any one wishing may investigate the questions involved.
And all parties should be willing to rest on the record as it has been already made up.
But if there is to be further discussion, there are certain important facts never before