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Mariah Louisa Longstreet (Garland)

Birthdate: (62)
Birthplace: Fort Snelling,Minn
Death: December 29, 1889 (62)
Place of Burial: Alta Vista Cemetery Gainesville Hall County Georgia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Brig. Gen. John Garland and Harriet Margaret Garland
Wife of Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, Jr. (CSA)
Mother of Maj. John Garland Longstreet; Augustus Baldwin Longstreet; William Dent Longstreet; James i Longstreet; Mary Ann Longstreet and 4 others
Sister of Capt. John S. Garland; Henrietta Virginia Nichols and Lt. Hudson Martin Garland, USN
Half sister of John Garland, II

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About Mariah Louisa Longstreet

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 Louisa Longstreet's Timeline

1827
March 6, 1827
Fort Snelling,Minn
1848
December 26, 1848
Age 21
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States
1850
December 15, 1850
Age 23
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
1853
April 19, 1853
Age 26
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
1857
July 8, 1857
Age 30
Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States
1860
December 31, 1860
Age 33
1863
1863
Age 35
1865
May 31, 1865
Age 38
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
1869
July 1, 1869
Age 42
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States