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People/Characters: Lafayette McLaws

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American Civil War by Winston S. Churchill
The Bloodiest Day: The Battle of Antietam by Ronald H. Bailey
Chancellorsville and Gettysburg by Abner Doubleday
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander by Edward Porter Alexander
Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville: The Dare Mark Campaign by Daniel E. Sutherland
General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse by Joseph Glatthaar
Gettysburg--The Second Day by Harry W. Pfanz
Gettysburg: The Confederate High Tide by Champ Clark
The Gleam of Bayonets : The Battle of Antietam and the Maryland Campaign of 1862 by James V. Murfin
High-Water Mark: The 1862 Maryland Campaign in Strategic Perspective by Timothy J. Reese
Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam by Stephen W. Sears
Sherman's March by Burke Davis
A Soldier's General: The Civil War Letters of Major General Lafayette McLaws by Lafayette McLaws
Stars in Their Courses : The Gettysburg Campaign, June-July 1863 by Shelby Foote
They Met at Gettysburg (Stackpole) by Edward J. Stackpole

Character description

Lafayette McLaws (1821-1897): Confederate Civil War general. A West Pointer of the class of 1842, he had fought in the Mexican War. He took command of a Georgia regiment in June 1861, and was made Brigadier later that year. He was promoted to Major General in 1862, and led a division in Longstreet's Corps in 1862 and 1863. He quarreled with Longstreet and was relieved by that officer, but a court-martial acquitted him. He held commands in Georgia toward the end of the war. He held a variety of relatively unimportant jobs after the war.

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