Longstreet, James 2018-01-13T19:45:14+00:00
Portrait of James Longstreet.
Portrait of James Longstreet.

James "Pete" Longstreet Quotes

(January 8, 1821–January 2, 1904)

Quotes Related to James Longstreet

“I hope to live long enough to see my surviving comrades march side by side with the Union veterans along Pennsylvania Avenue, and then I will die happy.”

~ James Longstreet

“Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?”

~ James Longstreet

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  • Article Title James Longstreet Quotes
  • Coverage January 8, 1821–January 2, 1904
  • Author
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date April 24, 2018
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update January 13, 2018