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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Augustus Baldwin LongstreetBorn: 9-Jul-1790
Birthplace: Augusta, GA
Died: 9-Jul-1870
Location of death: Oxford, MS
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, St. Peter's Cemetery, Oxford, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Georgia Scenes

President of Emory College 1839-48, President of the University of Mississippi 1849-56, President of the University of South Carolina 1857-65. Owner of the Augusta pro-slavery newspaper, States Rights Sentinel (which he purchased when it was the North American Gazette.) Uncle of James Longstreet.

Father: William Longstreet
Mother: Hannah Randolph
Wife: Frances Eliza Parke (m. 1817, eight children)
Daughter: Eliza
Daughter: Virginia

    University: Yale University (1813)
    Administrator: President, Emory College (1839-48)
    Administrator: President, Centenary College of Louisiana (1849)
    Administrator: President, University of Mississippi (1849-56)
    Administrator: President, University of South Carolina (1857-65)

Author of books:
Georgia Scenes, Characters, Incidents, etc., in the First Half Century of the Republic (1835, essays)
Master William Mitten, or, A Youth of Brilliant Talents, Who Was Ruined by Bad Luck (1859, novel)

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