Definition of Longstreet, James in English:

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Longstreet, James

Pronunciation: /ˈlôNGˌstrēt/

Entry from US English dictionary

(1821–1904) Confederate army officer. He was sometimes thought to be overcautious as a commander. He surrendered with Robert E. Lee at Appomattox and recounted his experiences in From Manassas to Appomattox (1896).
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