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Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

(Born: September 22, 1790 - Died: September 9, 1870)

American lawyer, clergyman, educator, humorist and author.  He was born in Augusta, GA. Graduating from Yale in 1813, he went to Litchfield, CT to study law. He was ultimately admittted to the bar in Richmond County, GA in 1815. He move to Augusta, GA in 1822. In 1838, he became a minister in the Methodist Episcopal church, and was later president of the University of Mississippi and several other Southern universities. He died in Oxford, MS.

Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Criticism (Texts and Variant Texts)

  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.
  • Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds., Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889, 4:16-17 (part of an entry on William Longstreet)

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