Helen Dortch Longstreet's Birthday

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Eleanor Rose

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Helen was General James Longstreet’s second wife. She was known as the "Fighting Lady" for being a champion of numerous causes including preservation of the environment and civil rights. Helen fought to resurrect her husband's reputation until her death.

Born: April 20, 1863, Carnesville, GA

Died: May 3, 1962, Milledgeville, GA

Spouse: James Longstreet (m. 1897–1904)
 
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