Lee and Longstreet.
[from the Richmond times, June 14, 1896.]
Editor of the Times:
Sir,—I have read the review of General Longsert that controversy raged high in Richmond between the followers of Lee and Johnston as to their relative merit, which is a great exaggeratis distinctly of opinion that General Johnston, as a soldier, was General Lee's superior?
Where is the authority for this latter assertion?
l Johnston up to the battle of Seven Pines, and after that under General Lee; he had been in position to form his own estimate of the ability of the London Telegraph.
Read what General Longstreet wrote to General Lee on the eve of his departure for Tennessee in the fall of 1863.
if General Longstreet was but a lukewarm, reluctant follower of General Lee?
Is there anything in the earnest and undoubtedly honest sentimeral Longstreet's able book without perceiving that he, who knew General Lee better than any other man who fought under him or against him, w
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