Friday, January 4, 2013

Longstreet memorial service Sunday

The Sons of Confederate Veterans #1860, the Blue Ridge Rifles, and the Longstreet Society will remember Gen. James Longstreet on Sunday, Jan. 6. The annual memorial service is set for 2 p.m. at Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, Ga., where the general lived his last years until his death in 1904. The public is welcome to the event and an open house that follows at the Longstreet Society's headquarters, the old Piedmont Hotel, 827 Maple St., Gainesville, after the service. Refreshments will be served. Call 770-539-9005 for more information. • More about the Longstreet Society

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