Confederate General James Longstreet. Lee's right hand man, especially after the loss of "Stonewall" Jackson. Lee called him my "Old War Horse" but Longstreet strongly disagreed with Lee about Pickett's charge at Gettysburg and after the war criticized Lee for the decision. Longstreet was never forgiven in the South for criticizing Robert E. Lee.

Confederate General James Longstreet. Lee's right hand man, especially after the loss of "Stonewall" Jackson. Lee called him my "Old War Horse" but Longstreet strongly disagreed with Lee about Pickett's charge at Gettysburg and after the war criticized Lee for the decision. Longstreet was never forgiven in the South for criticizing Robert E. Lee.

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse."   Post-war he had a successful career in politics, serving in several posts under US Grant. (West Point - Class of 1842.)

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." Post-war he had a successful career in politics, serving in several posts under US Grant. (West Point - Class of 1842.)

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, but also with Gen. Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.

James Longstreet was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, but also with Gen. Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.

James Longstreet escort card.

James Longstreet escort card.

James Longstreet - Confederate general of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia.  Biographer and historian Jeffry D. Wert wrote that "Longstreet ... was the finest corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia; in fact, he was arguably the best corps commander in the conflict on either side."

James Longstreet - Confederate general of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia. Biographer and historian Jeffry D. Wert wrote that "Longstreet ... was the finest corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia; in fact, he was arguably the best corps commander in the conflict on either side."

GEN. JAMES LONGSTREET - MICHAEL GNATEK — Horse Soldier

GEN. JAMES LONGSTREET - MICHAEL GNATEK — Horse Soldier

Grave Marker- James Longstreet, Confederate general. Longstreet's remains are buried in Alta Vista Cemetery. He outlived most of his detractors, and was one of only a few general officers from the Civil War to live into the 20th century.

Grave Marker- James Longstreet, Confederate general. Longstreet's remains are buried in Alta Vista Cemetery. He outlived most of his detractors, and was one of only a few general officers from the Civil War to live into the 20th century.

The equestrian statue of General James Longstreet is southwest of Gettysburg along West Confederate Avenue in Pitzer's Woods. (39.805726° N, 77.256549° W; map)

The equestrian statue of General James Longstreet is southwest of Gettysburg along West Confederate Avenue in Pitzer's Woods. (39.805726° N, 77.256549° W; map)

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