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James Johnston Pettigrew

North Carolina

Lawyer, scholar, poet, and soldier

J. Johnston Pettigrew

The Greatest Confederate UNC Alum

Letter from James Johnston Pettigrew to Ebenezer Pettigrew
February 8, 1846

On the Day the Session Breaks
Composition of James J. Pettigrew for the Philanthropic Society [1847]


Daniel F. Bauer, The Long Lost Journal of Confederate General James Johnston Pettigrew (San Jose, California: Writers Club Press, 2001)


James Johnston Pettigrew, Notes on Spain and the Spaniards: In the Summer of 1859, with a glance at Sardinia (Charleston, South Carolina: Steam-Power Presses of Evans & Cogswell, 1861)


Clyde N. Wilson, The Most Promising Young Man of the South: James Johnston Pettigrew and His Men at Gettysburg (Abilene, Texas: McWhiney Foundation Press, 1998)

_____________, Carolina Cavalier: The Life and Mind of James Johnston Pettigrew (Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1995)

Earl J. Hess, Lee's Tar Heels: The Pettigrew-Kirkland-MacRae Brigade (Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2002)