Quote of the Day March 18, 2012

James Longstreet

“confidence and esteem, official and personal, which ripened into stronger ties as the mutations of war bore heavier upon us.” James Longstreet describes his deepening relationship with Robert E. Lee during the Second Manassas Campaign. Found in A Glorious Army by Jeffry D. Wert. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2011 page 96. Originally found in Longstreet, James. From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America by James Longstreet. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1896 page 158.

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