January 2, 2022
521 Jones Street
Gainesville, GA 30501
General James Longstreet Annual Graveside Memorial Service
Sunday, January 2, 2022
A Remembrance of James Longstreet and his legacy. Graveside service including Honor Guard, historical readings and patriotic hymns. Reception to follow.
On Sunday January 2, 2022 The Longstreet Society, a historical organization dedicated to the study and celebration of the life of Lieutenant General James Longstreet, will conduct a service to remember the man, his contributions, and his legacy.
The service will commence at 2:00 PM Alta Vista Cemetery, 1080 Jesse Jewel Parkway, Gainesville, at the Longstreet Family grave site. This is located centrally in the cemetery on a commanding ridge, facing downtown Gainesville. An American flag flies proudly at the site.
The Hall County Sheriff’s Honor Guard will present the colors, several historical readings will be offered, and a choir will offer patriotic hymns. Following the service the Society will host a reception at the Historic Piedmont Hotel and Longstreet Museum located at 827 Maple Street, Gainesville.