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 (lông′strēt′, lŏng′-), James 1821-1904.
American Confederate general who distinguished himself in the battles of Bull Run, Antietam, and Fredericksburg (all 1862) and in the Wilderness Campaign (1864). He surrendered with Gen. Robert E. Lee at Appomattox (1865).


(ˈlɔŋˌstrit, ˈlɒŋ-)

James, 1821–1904, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.
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