Lt. General James Longstreet Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles
Died: January 2, 1904 in Gainesville, Georgia
LT. GENERAL JAMES "LEE'S WAR HORSE" LONGSTREET - AUTOGRAPH DOCUMENT SIGNED THREE TIMES 05/05/1863 - HFSID 295423Items from the general's order book during the Suffolk campaign of May 1863, seeking to locate General Hood and ordering prompt movement of "every serviceable horse in the City of Petersburg". With his corps detached from Lee's army, Longstreet captured vital supplies but missed the Battle of Chancellorsville. Longstreet's conduct in this campaign aroused heated debate after the war. Matted and framed to 9½x15.
Sale Price $4,675.00
JAMES LONGSTREET After the war, re: leasing a Louisiana state armory. ALS: "James Longstreet", 1p, 5x8. New Orleans, 1871 April 8th.To Col. W.M. Owens (his business partner).In full: "I (sic) did not occur to me to-day, in discussing the subject of an armory, that you were thinking of making a permanent lease.
Sale Price $1,020.00
JAMES LONGSTREET Signed, handwritten 1884 letter, offering to help New Yorkers buy land from impoverished southern farmers at low prices, as the former Confederate general himself had done. Autograph Letter signed: "James Longstreet", 2 pages, 5¾x9. Atlanta, Ga., 1884 April 17. To E.S. Marsh, Esqr, New York.
Sale Price $1,912.50
Believing he has been defrauded in a major New Orleans railroad deal, Longstreet writes his former artillery officer and business partner Col. W. M. Owen: "We can afford to employ lawyers to settle upon amicably or through the Courts."
Sale Price $1,275.00
LT. GENERAL JAMES "LEE'S WAR HORSE" LONGSTREET - COLLECTION 03/13/1901 WITH ELIHU ROOT - HFSID 295530The former Confederate Civil War general writes the Secretary of War a 4-page letter seeking a permanent U.S. Army appointment for his son and namesake - a veteran of the War with Spain. Accompanied by Root's prompt reply.
Sale Price $1,190.00