​​​Welcome to ​​​​The Longstreet Society

​WHO WAS JAMES LONGSTREET?

  • ​​​Major United States Army 
  • Lt. Gen. Confederate Army
  • Businessman
  • Surveyor of Customs 
  • Major Gen LA State Militia
  • Minister to Turkey
  • Postmaster Gainesville
  • United States Marshall
  • Commissioner of Railroads
  • Author​​

We are a 100% volunteer run and  staffed organization and are funded entirely by membership fees and donations. Please join. Please donate.

​​The Longstreet Society and The Historic Piedmont Hotel 
 827 Maple Street .  Gainesville GA  30501
​Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 to 4 


Mailing address:  ​P.O. Box 191 . Gainesville GA . 30503 . ​770-539-9005 . 
oldpete@longstreet.org​​​​​​​

Please go to our MEMBERSHIP page and join the cause.​

We are a 100% volunteer staffed and ​run organization.

Celebrate James Longstreet

On Thursday, October 25, Longstreet will be at the Northeast Georgia History Center at 7 pm to talk about his life and times. He will also visit the Piedmont Hotel on Saturday, October 27 at 11, 1 and 3 (as part of an all day, all things Longstreet celebration) to meet his good friend U.S. Grant for some significant discussion.


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​​The Longstreet Society is dedicated to the study and celebration 
of the life of 
Lt. General James Longstreet, CSA  
and especially his skill and valor as a soldier 
and as commander of the famous old 
First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia; 
his fervent dedication to the
​restoration of the American Union; 
his love of his
Southern homeland; 
his advocacy for the ideals of peace and understanding
among all peoples and his belief 
​   in the ​brotherhood of man.
 
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