James Longstreet

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James Longstreet
Date & Place of Birth February 8, 1821
Edgefield District, South Carolina
Parents James and Mary Ann Dent Longstreet
Religion Roman Catholic
Spouse Maria Louisa "Louise" Garland (m. 1848; d. 1889)
Helen Dortch (m. 1897)
Children Garland Longstreet
Augustus "Gus" Longstreet
James Longstreet
Mary Anne Longstreet
Date & Place of Death January 2, 1904
Gainesville, Georgia
Place of Burial Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville, Georgia
Education United States Military Academy
West Point, New York
Class of 1842
Branch of Service United States Army (1842-61)
Confederate States Army (1861-65)
Years of Service 1842-1865 total
Highest rank awarded Major (USA)
Lieutenant General (CSA)
Commands held First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia
Battles participated in
Post-war career Surveyor of Customs in New Orleans
U.S. Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire
U.S. Commissioner of Railroads
U.S. Marshal for Northern Georgia
Author: From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America (1896)