Mariah Louisa Longstreet (Garland) (1827 - 1889)

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Birthplace: Fort Snelling,Minn
Death: Died
Managed by: Jerry Daniel Peardon
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About Mariah Louisa Longstreet (Garland)

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Mrs. LONGSTREET has been confined to her room several months and bore her suffering patiently and with Christian resignation. She was a lady of rare and varied accomplishments, and in her death Gainesville loses a bright ornament in society. Her maiden name was GARLAND, a daughter of General John GARLAND, of the United States army, and a distinguished citizen of Virginia. She was born on the 16th day of March, 1827, at Fort Snelling,Minn., and was married to General LONGSTREET in Lynchburg, VA, on March 8th, 1848. She accompanied the general while engaged in the Mexican war. She was not unaccustomed to rumors of war or the din and smoke of battle for she was near to the general while his sword gleamed for four long years in defense of his country during the civil war. Prior to this time she was on the frontier with her husband, where he was engaged fighting Indians. She leaves five children - four sons, John Garland, Robert Lee, James and Randolph, and one daughter, Lula.

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Mariah Longstreet's Timeline

1827
March 6, 1827
Fort Snelling,Minn
1848
March 8, 1848
Age 21
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
1848
Age 20
1850
1850
Age 22
1863
1863
Age 35
1865
1865
Age 37
1869
July 1, 1869
Age 42
1872
1872
Age 44
1889
December 29, 1889
Age 62
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Alta Vista Cemetery Gainesville Hall County Georgia