Tag Archives: James Longstreet

“Killed at Spotsylvania”

After an all-night march, Union soldiers of Maj. Gen. Gouvernor Warren’s 5th Corps arrived not far from Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia on May 8th, 1864. The men were exhausted and bloodied, having trudged through the night and having for the previous two … Continue reading

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Gettysburg 150th – July 3 Battlefield Experience Programs

Fateful Decision – Lee and Longstreet on July 3     In reporting the operations of the Army of Northern Virginia on July 3, General Robert E. Lee wrote that “The general plan was unchanged. Longstreet, reinforced by Pickett’s three brigades, … Continue reading

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