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Wednesday May 25th, 2016 1:32AM

Longstreet Society to host reception celebrating life of Gen. Longstreet's granddaughter

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - The Longstreet Society will host a memorial reception celebrating the life of Jamie Louise Longstreet Paterson on Saturday, September 13 at 11:00. <br /> <br /> Paterson died in Virginia on August 5. <br /> <br /> The reception will be held at the society's headquarters at the Piedmont Hotel at 827 Maple Street in Gainesville after a private burial service at Alta Vista Cemetery. <br /> <br /> Paterson was born July 22, 1930 in Gainesville, and was the daughter of Fitz Randolph Longstreet and Zelia Stover Longstreet and granddaughter of <br /> the society's namesake, Confederate Gen. James Longstreet. Gen. Longstreet lived in Gainesville after the Civil War and owned the Piedmont.<br /> <br /> Call 770-539-9005 for information.<br />
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