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Longstreet and Stuart. [from the Richmond (Va.) times, Feb'y 2, 1896.] Highly interesting review by Colonel John S. Mosby. Cause of the loss of Gettysburg. Many of Longstreet's statements in his book Combatted by Colonel Mosby—The want of cavalry had nothing to do with the result of the battle. General Longstreet, having acted a great part as a soldier, now appears as the historian of the war. His book will soon be buried in the dust of oblivion, but, fortunately for him, his fame does not rest upon what he has written, but what he has done. No doubt he has had to endure much, as he says, for the sake of his opinions, as every man must who goes in advance of his age, and he has had strong provocation to speak with bitterness of some of his contemporaries, if he spoke of them at all. But his better angel would have told him that much that he has written about his brothersin-arms would injure his own reputation more than theirs, and that if he had suffered injustice in d