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God and General Longstreet

the lost cause and the southern mind

by Thomas Lawrence Connelly

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Longstreet, James, 1821-1904,
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870,
    • Confederate States of America -- History,
    • Southern States -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas L. Connelly and Barbara L. Bellows.
      ContributionsBellows, Barbara L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE487 .C798 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. ;
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3480726M
      ISBN 100807110205
      LC Control Number82000033

      Gods and Generals () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. The book ‘God and General Longstreet’ () spoke about his exploits in depth. A statue showing him on a horse was erected at the ‘Gettysburg National Military Park’ in The ‘Longstreet Society’ in Gainesville is a museum dedicated to the life and career of Longstreet.

      God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional rn writers from the Confederate period through the southern renascence and.   Gods and Generals Battle of Antietam. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.

      The companion book In Faith in God and Generals, a companion book to the film, Christian co-authors Ted Baehr and Susan Wales bring a better understanding of many of the movie’s historical characters by providing an up-close look at their backgrounds and beliefs. The anthology focuses on the importance of faith as they struggle to survive the.   Helen Dortch Longstreet, the second wife of General James Longstreet, is remembered for her unflagging work as a Confederate memorialist, Progressive reformer, and local librarian and postmistress. Born in Carnesville on Ap , Longstreet was the daughter of Mary Pulliam and James Speed Dortch.


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God and General Longstreet: The Lost Cause and the Southern Mind Paperback – March 1, by Thomas Lawrence Connelly (Author)/5(10). The book covers flap tells us God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederateswho cloaked their defeat in religion and, in the process, elevated Robert E.

Lee to a postwar saint at the expense of General James Longstreetto the present day when the Lost Cause continues in the determined commitment of /5. God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional : God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional culture.

Southern writers from the Confederate period through the southern renascence and into the s fostered the Lost Cause, creating an. Thomas Lawrence Connelly, professor of history at the University of South Carolina for many years, was the author or coauthor of numerous books on the Civil War, including The Politics of Command: Factions and Ideas in Confederate Strategy; The Marble Man: Robert E.

Lee and His Image in American Society; and God and General Longstreet: The Lost Cause and the Southern Mind. God and General Longstreet is a study of the Lost Cause mentality, its origins, its icons and how religion was central to many aspects of the Lost Cause Movement.

The book's primary theme is really a fairly good explanation of how Robert E. Lee was deified and cast as the "principle standard bearer" of the Confederacy/5(5).

God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional rn writers from the Confederate period through the southern renascence and into the s fostered the Lost Cause, creating an.

God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional culture.

Cited by:   God and General Longstreet by Thomas Lawrence Connelly; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History, In literature, Southern States in literature; Places: Confederate States of America, Southern States; People: James Longstreet (), Robert E.

Lee (). More than a century after Appomattox, the Civil War and the idea of the "Lost Cause" remain at the center of the southern mind. God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional culture.

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In a prequel of sorts to his father Michael Shaara's epic novel The Killer Angels, Jeff Shaara explores the lives of Generals Lee, Hancock, Jackson and Chamberlain as the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg approaches/5.

The title of the book comes from the deification of General Robert E. Lee at the expense of General James Longstreet, whom Lee called ‘his old War Horse’.

He was at odds with Lee about the strategies and tactics at the Battle of Gettysburg. More than a century after Appomattox, the Civil War and the idea of the Lost Cause remain at the center of the southern mind.

God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional culture.3/5(1). Gods and Generals is a American period war drama film written and directed by Ronald F.

Maxwell. It is an adaptation of the novel of the same name Music by: John Frizzell, Randy Edelman. God and General Longstreet is a study of the Lost Cause mentality, its origins, its icons and how religion was central to many aspects of the Lost Cause Movement.

The book's primary theme is really a fairly good explanation of how Robert E. Lee was deified and cast as the "principle standard bearer" of /5. God and General Longstreet traces the persistence and the transformation of the Lost Cause from the first generation of former Confederates to more recent times, when the Lost Cause has continued to endure in the commitment of southerners to their regional culture.

Southern writers from the Confederate period through the southern renascence and. James Longstreet commanded the other corps of Lee's army.

He is described as a somber, quiet man, whose four children had died of a fever shortly after the war began, but he continues fighting even so. In reality, Longstreet is Jackson's two commaders have about the same number of troops, and Lee gives similar value to their advice.

BOOK REVIEWS89 Nashville's lyrics of excess, despair, and redemption express the eccentricity and paradox at the heart of southern "character." Scholars familiar with the large bibliography of southern literature, popular culture, and mythmaking will appreciate in God and General Longstreet a useful summary and an imaginative synthesis.

Directed by Ron Maxwell. With Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Jeff Daniels, Donzaleigh Abernathy. The rise and fall of legendary war hero Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson as he leads the Confederacy to great success against the Union from to /10(15K).

Teacher’s Guide: Gods and Generals both hands, the courageous Lee carries on, inspiring his troops with “the intangible sprit of the commander.” He agonizes over his men’s lack of food, uniforms which are “rags, barely strung together,” then orders Jackson and Longstreet to Harper’s Ferry wh Federal troops pose aFile Size: KB.Get this from a library!

God and General Longstreet: the lost cause and the southern mind. [Thomas Lawrence Connelly; Barbara L Bellows; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University.

Libraries)] -- The authors examine how the idea of the Lost Cause has evolved over the years and how this has changed popular opinion of General Lee and General Longstreet. Just a note that there is a new and interesting looking James Longstreet book out called General James Longstreet: the Confederacy's Most Modern General by Harold than looking at the Lost Cause mythology surrounding Longstreet or a biography, this book looks at Longstreet in terms of his military innovations.