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James Longstreet, Jr. 
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
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The son of James Longstreet, Lieutenant General, Confederate States of America. (31 May 1865-1922). He served in the United States Army Cavalry, serving in World War I.

He died on July 15, 1922 at Fort D. A. Russell, Wyoming, of heart disease while participating in a review of the 13th United States Cavalry.



ARMY OFFICER DIES DURING REVIEW

CHEYENE, Wyoming, July 15, 1922 - Lieutenant Colonel James Longstreet, 57, of the Thirteenth Cavalry, died of heart failure here today while participating in a cavalry review.  He came here from Washington ten days ago.


James Longstreet, Jr. of Virginia
Appointed From Georgia, Second Lieutenant, Georgia Artillery, May 1898
Honorably Mustered Our of the Volunteer Service, 17 October 1898
Appointed First Lieutenant, 9th United States Infantry 28 November 1898
Honorably mustered out 25 May 1899
Appointed First Lieutenant, 29th Volunteer Infantry 5 July 1899
Captain, 3 September 1900
Honorably Mustered Out 10 May 1901
Appointed First Lieutenant, 13th United States Cavalry 2 February 1901

THEODORE ROOSEVELT SIGNED MILITARY COMMISSION
"Know Ye, That reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity, and abilities of James Longstreet, Jr., I have nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, do appoint him First Lieutenant of Cavalry." Document signed "Theodore Roosevelt" as President and "Elihu Root" as Secretary of War; December 26, 1901, one page on vellum, with engravings of eagle and colors and equipment and with blue wafer seal of the War Office.


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He is buried in Section 15, next to his younger brother, Robert E. Lee Longstreet.

LONGSTREET, JAMES
LT COL CAV
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF INTERMENT: 07/21/1922
BURIED AT: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


James Longstreet, Jr. Gravesite PHOTO

James Longstreet, Jr. Gravesite PHOTO
 Photos Courtesy of Ron Williams


Updated: 9 December 2000 Updated: 19 May 2001 Updated: 4 January 2002 Updated: 9 March 2003 Updated: 21 August 2003  Updated: 6 September 2004  Updated: 18 September 2005 Updated: 17 October 2007

James Longstreet Jr. Gravesite PHOTO October 2007

James Longstreet Jr Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photos By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

James Longstreet Jr. Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

Longstreet Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photos By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003