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Sketch of Longstreet's division. By General E. P. Alexander. Winter of 1861-62. Until late in the fall of 1861, no Major-Generals had been appointed in the C
ng been created by Congress, a number of appointments were made, of which General Longstreet was the fifth in rank, the first four being Polk, Bragg, G. W. Smith and Huger.
On receipt of his promotion, General Longstreet was relieved of command of the Advanced forces by General J. E. B. Stuart, and was assigned a division compo the South Carolina brigade.
General Ewell had been assigned to command General Longstreet's old brigade in December, but being shortly afterward made Major-General le and Manassas, and put his army in motion for the line of the Rapidan.
General Longstreet's division, with Stuart's cavalry covered the movement, which, however, w atteries usually averaged but three guns each. of New Orleans was assigned to Longstreet's division when this movement commenced, and continued to serve with the divi