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    James Longstreet (1821-1904) Confederate Civil War General, Autograph Letter Signed, "J Longstreet", one page, 5.75" x 9", Gainsville, Georgia, October 22, 1892, to Colonel D.C. Pavey of Portsmouth, New Hampshire regretting that he has "...no photo on hand, and find it impossible to have them, friends calling oftener then it is convenient to have them... I cannot say if I can meet your wishes in regard to Gen. F. J. Porter..." It was Fitz John Porter's reluctance to attack Longstreet's corps during the Second Bull Run campaign that resulted in Porter's court martial in 1863. Fine condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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