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General James Longstreet in the West: A Monumental Failure
It is September 1863. Gen. James Longstreet and his Corps ride the rails westward to join Gen. Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee in its efforts to halt the advance of the Union Army. Longstreet, a favorite of Gen. Robert E. Lee, fully expects to replace Bragg as commander of the Western Army. Despite assurances to Longstreet from prominent Confederates, President Davis doe ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by State House Press
(first published October 1995)
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General James Longstreet in the West: A Monumental Failure[return]Judith Lee Hallock[return][return]This very short (84 pages of text, 134 pages with Organizational Charts, Indices) book, which would have been much more honestly presented as a monograph, purports to recount Longstreet s performance at Chickamauga, the Battle of Lookout Mountain (or part of it) and the engagements in the Knoxville campaign.[return][return]I say purports , because it is clear that Hallock has her long knives shar ...more