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Butions Then he did the unspeakable he was honest about The Marble Man Robert E Lee on those faithful three days Mr Pfarr takes the reader through all of the arguments against Longstreet beginning with the *march into Pennsylvania to Pickett s charge He skillfully takes apart ach argument with skill and really *into Pennsylvania to Pickett s charge He skillfully takes apart On Such a Full Sea each argument with skill and really writing Injoyed this book so much I asked our local library to order a copy for general usage Anyone
"Who Enjoys Civil War Reading "enjoys Civil War reading Hello, Hippo! Goodbye, Bird! enjoys James Longstreet as a general anyone that wants to see wrongs corrected or arguments skillful disassembled this is a book for you I can not recommend this book highlynough it is Cannibal excellent and should be onvery serious readers bookshelf By the way the book for Rosecrans is General Grant and the Rewriting of History How the Destruction of General William S Rosecrans Influenced Our Understanding of the Civil War by Frank P Varney Also an Mastered (The Enforcers, excellent book This in depth high ualityxposition achieves the objective of rebuking the unsubstantiated claims by many Civil War writers regarding James Longstreet at Gettysburg Pfarr s thorough research and analysis of primary sources in conjunction with critiues of modern historical works holds historians accountable by Man, Son of Man exposing blatant falsehoods biases and mere conjectures treated as fact over the years since Gettysburg while clearly pointing out therrors and positing alternatives that approach the topic with a refined and studied perspective The analysis and refutations contained in this text should Alter Ego encourage other historians to strive for truthful representations of history rooted in fact and reflective of honest unbiased study Longstreet at Gettysburg covers the Gettysburg campaign from the Confederate perspective noting perceptions ofnemy force locations and strengths as well as discussions of strategy and alterations of those plans as vents transpired Considerable focus is directed toward some of the major blunders that befell the Confederates specially the absence and failure of reconnaissance outside of Longstreet s control that had largely been omitted by writers intending to pin the defeat on Longstreet Taking ach significant moment throughout the battle in turn Pfarr presents the critiues leveraged against Longstreet returns to original source material to identify the weaknesses in those arguments and guides the reader to a accurate conclusion of Longstreet s actions at
those moments While nsuring the various shortcomings of the Confederates at Gettysburg were attributed appropriately Pfarr describes the battle in greatmoments While Unseen City ensuring the various shortcomings of the Confederates at Gettysburg were attributed appropriately Pfarr describes the battle in great supplementing the prose with helpful maps depicting the Confederate and Federal forces throughout the three daysWhile Longstreet is appropriately portrayed much genially in this work than others concerning the same topic Pfarr rightfully notes Longstreet s ownrroneous assertions developed decades after Gettysburg rather than committing the same rror of presenting a flawless unblemished character as many of the refuted authors had done for both Robert E Lee and Stonewall Jackson The result is a scholarly dutiful and unbiased correction of. Le of Gettysburg The author argues that Longstreet's record has been discredited unfairly beginning with cha. Compelling review of Longstreet s actions during the Battle of Gettysburg including comparisons of post conflict Lee apologists and the second and third generation historians viz Freeman Catton Coddington and so forth who accepted or agreed in these biased assessments Using contemporary after battle reports along with letters a close reading of post conflict memoirs Pfarr persuasively argues battle reports along with letters and a close reading of post conflict memoirs Pfarr persuasively argues Longstreet has been unfairly pilloried in Civil War history through misrepresentation and fabrication of Gettysburg vents in order to God Is in the Crowd elevate the Robert E Lee ideal and bolster the Lost Cause myth Additionally Pfarr takes to task the later contemporary historians of the Civil War whoither agreed in greater or lesser degrees with those Attracting Songbirds to Your Backyard earlier or assessments or who allowed themselves to be unduly speculative about the state of minds of men in command long since dead Neither does Pfarr descend into a ramshackle practice of rudimentary psychology by giving credence to allegations of Longstreet s bruisedgo or jealousy of TJ Jackson Organizationally Pfarr addresses the weeks preceding the The Matriarchs (The Family events of July 1 3 1863 as well as reviewingach day in minute detail and I came away with a much improved conception of how the battle unfolded and how the Confederate generalship undermined its own operations g not only Lee and the absent Stuart but Hill Ewell Lee s his own chief of artillery William Pendleton as well as his chief of scouts must bear heavy responsibility for actions that would weigh decisively against them Outstanding assessment of Longstreet s actions at Gettysburg Painstakingly goes through all the controversies and accusations Important contribution to the Gettysburg library Very informative comprehensive but concise and well written defense of Longstreet at Gettysburg A Modern WarriorI was thrilled to read this worthy addition to my civil war collection Many thanks to the author for setting the
record straight Civil war history and historians have come a long way Longstreet at GettysburgAn xcellentstraight Civil war history and historians have come a long way Longstreet at GettysburgAn When I Moan (Vassi and Seri 1: Russian Stepbrother Romance) excellent at setting the record straight and rehabilitating the reputation of one of the wars greatest generals A wonderful book about a great and talented soldier A fascinatingxamination of Longstreet s actions at Gettysburg Pfarr s work should assist in moving scholarship forward to remove some of the Lost Cause baggage the general has carried for almost 150 years In almost fifty years of civil war reading I have always felt it odd that two generals one Union and one Confederate were always demeaned by historians Granted these warriors were not perfect but there seemed to be issues beyond their war records The Union general is William Rosecran the Confederate is General James Longstreet Mr Pfarr s book Longstreet at Gettysburg is the perfect response to those that heap all the failures upon him for the Confederate loss Longstreet s attempts to heal the broken South put a bullseye on him and those writers as well as Confederate soldiers trying to cling to the Lost Cause mentality cast a lot of stones at Longstreet trying to seriously discredit him and his contri. This is the first book length critical analysis of Lieutenant General James Longstreet's actions at the Batt.
Read & Download Longstreet at GettysburgHistorical chronicling of Longstreet s conduct at Gettysburg The text is also No Biggy! easily accessible to non historians andven skillfully piues one s general interest in the Civil War throughout the narrative Lastly Pfarr s work constitutes the noble task of restoring Longstreet s reputation as a loyal xpert military leader during
the war and as a humble devoted patriot afterward Longstreet at Gettysburg A Critical Reassessment by Cory Mwar and as a humble devoted patriot afterward Longstreet at Gettysburg A Critical Reassessment by Cory M is indeed a critical reassessment and an impassioned defense of General James Longstreet s performance during the Battle of Gettysburg Conventional views of the battle Pfarr holds blame the Confederate loss on Longstreet for being intentionally slow and petulant because General Robert E Lee wouldn t fight the battle using Longstreet s tactics and strategy Pfarr maintains that this view was formed by the Lost Cause school of Civil War History with Longstreet a convenient scapegoat because of post war views and an
UNWILLINGNESS TO LAY THE BLAME AT LEE S FEETto lay the blame at Lee s feet takes a critical look at after action reports letters memoirs and to show that Longstreet didn t purposefully obstruct Lees plans and that he The focus of this book is what the author sees as unfair criticism of James Longstreet s performance at Gettysburg A group of Confederate officers went after Longstreet when the war nded and much of their criticism stuck over the years This book attempts to defend Longstreet s work on July 2nd and 3rd It does a decent job of itOn Day 2 of Gettysburg Longstreet s First Corps minus Pickett s Brigade fought very well The leadup to the battle carries uestions about Longstreet he was slow moving his troops to get into position he had to double back because of a mistake in the route that his troops were taking could well have been a staff problem and not Longstreet s Attracting Birds to Your Backyard error and could not carry out Lee s orders because Union forces were not stationed where Lee s reconnaissance said that they would be But think of this Longstreet had one corps out of three in the Confederate army He took on the following 1st Corps some remnants 2nd Corps 3rd Corps 5th Corps 6th Corps segments of the 11th Corps wrecked on the first day and the 12th Corps The 2nd Corps was mauled as was the Third Other corps were hit hard too That was good fighting But at thend of the day the southern forces had to drop back to not too far from *WHERE THEY HAD STARTEDTHE 3RD DAY *they had startedThe 3rd Day Pickett s Charge although troops from A P Hill s Corps were heavily involved too Longstreet was in overall charge The Federal troops held high ground if you have been to Gettysburg you know that it isn t a huge steep ridge but it was good ground Longstreet is blamed for poor placement of the attacking forces for not using supporting troops to bolster the charge Deep Listening etc The author addressesach of these suggesting that if Longstreet made some rrors the two other corps commanders did as well And that the charge was a desperate ventureAt any rate An interesting book I think the author may have overstated the case somewhat but I have long thought that overall Longstreet had a pretty good day as a general at Gettysburg. Racter assassination by his contemporaries after the war and persistently by historians in the decades since.