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Early American Fiction Collection

EAF Author: Augustus Baldwin Longstreet (1790-1870)

Works in the Collection      Biographies

Georgia native Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, lawyer, Methodist minister and educator, was at different times president of Emory College, Centenary College, the University of Mississippi and the University of South Carolina. Longstreet was also a popular humorist and a contributor to the Southern journals, The Magnolia, and The Orion. His works include Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, &c. in the First Half-Century of the Republic, by a Native Georgian; A Voice from the South; Know Nothingism Unveiled; and Letters from President Longstreet.


Contemporary Biographies

From Oscar Fay Adams, A Dictionary of American Authors (1901)

From Samuel Austin Allibone, A Critical Dictionary of English Literature (1900)

From Evert A. Duyckinck, Cyclopaedia of American Literature (1856)