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Gainesville in Hall County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

James Longstreet

 
 
James Longstreet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2003
1. James Longstreet Marker
The dates of Longstreet's promotions to Major General and Lieutenant General are incorrect. They should be October 1861 and October 1862.
Inscription.
In the military service of
the United States
1838 to 1861,
Brigadier General
Confederate States Army
June 1861,
Promoted Major General
May 1862,
Promoted Lieutenant General
September 1862,
Commanding First Corps Army
of Northern Virginia to
April 9, 1865

( Left Side : )
Palo Alto
to
Chapultepec

( Right Side : )
Manassas
to
Appomattox


( Back Side : )
How Sleep the Brave
Who Sink to Rest
By all their Country's
Wishes blest.

 
Location. 34° 17.611′ N, 83° 50.198′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Georgia, in Hall County. Marker can be reached from Jesse Jewell Pkwy (Georgia Route 369), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Alta Vista Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesville GA 30501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Georgia Governors (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jesse Jewell (approx. half a mile away); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Private Mint Templeton Reid Mint
Right Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2003
2. Right Side of Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Lyman Hall (approx. mile away); Lt.-Gen. James Longstreet (approx. mile away); Federal Building (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of James Longstreet. (Submitted on March 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Longstreet Society. (Submitted on March 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
James Longstreet Marker (Back Side) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 1, 2008
3. James Longstreet Marker (Back Side)
James Longstreet Marker (Left Side) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 1, 2008
4. James Longstreet Marker (Left Side)
James Longstreet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2003
5. James Longstreet Marker
James Longstreet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2003
6. James Longstreet Marker
James Longstreet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 1, 2008
7. James Longstreet Marker
James Longstreet image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
8. James Longstreet
James Longstreet Monument in Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
9. James Longstreet Monument in Gettysburg
James Longstreet Statue - Gainesville image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 1, 2008
10. James Longstreet Statue - Gainesville
Site of the Home of General James Longsteet in Gainesville, Georgia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on August 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5, 6. submitted on March 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   8, 9. submitted on March 27, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   10. submitted on August 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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