Welcome to The Longstreet Society
Who We Are

The Longstreet Society was formed in 1994
to honor the life of
Lt. General James Longstreet, CSA.
Within just a few years, the Society had over 500 members in 42 states and six countries.


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Officers
President - C. J. Clarke
Vice President- Vince Evans
Treasurer - Joe Whitaker
Secretary - Bruce Glover
Past President - Peter Claymore


 Directors  Advisory Board
Ron Hollis
 Maria Baptista
Margery Johnson
 Don Greer
Peter Kendall 
 Ron Hawkins
Harold Knudson
 Susan Herring
Maria Lagonia
 Ed Hochman
Richard Pilcher
Basil Larkins
Douglas E. Smith
Dan Paterson
Steven Wang
William Piston
Bertie Weik
Susan Rosenvold
Clark Thornton
  Jan Vanderheiden
  Charity Wang


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The Longstreet Society is made up of men and women from all over the world who share a respect for General Longstreet. The Society has preserved and restored the remaining portion of the General's Piedmont Hotel in Gainesville, Georgia which serves as the Society's headquarters and includes a museum room, a library of Civil War era and local history books and a great room which hosts Society and community meetings and events. The hotel is open several days each week to welcome visitors and to offer tours to individuals, small groups and school groups.

The Longstreet Society cares for the General's grave at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, sponsors an annual seminar at battlefields that were prominent in Longstreet's Civil War career, presents an annual bivouac at the Piedmont and sponsors other educational events and programs.

Funding for these endeavors comes from membership dollars, donations and merchandise sales. All members receive the Longstreet Society News which is published four times a year. Members also receive discounts to the annual seminar, admission to the bivouac and other special offers.

Individual and family m
emberships are good for one year. Lifetime memberships have no expiration date.
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