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 (Reenactor Curt Fields) for some remarkable and significant discussion. Music, hot dogs served at noon.

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

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

​​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.

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 . 


  • ​​​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​​

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