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Wallace, Frederic A
Framingham's Civil War hero : the life of General George H. Gordon / Frederic A. Wallace
Alternate Title Life of General George H. Gordon
Charleston [SC] : History Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E467.1.G63 W35 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject Gordon, George H. (George Henry), 1825?-1886
Subject(s) Generals -- United States -- Biography
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography
Massachusetts -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
Framingham (Mass.) -- Biography
Physical Description 141 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-141)
Contents The early years: Framingham Academy to West Point, 1828-46 -- The Mexican War and on the frontier, 1846-54 -- A new career and gathering storm clouds across the nation, 1854-60 -- The war begins: building a regiment, spring/summer of 1861 -- Guarding Washington's flank along the Potomac, 1861-early 1862 -- Pursuing "Stonewall" Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley, the First Battle of Winchester and Gordon's observations on slavery, early 1862 -- General Pope and the battles of Cedar Mountain, Second Bull Run and Chantilly, summer of 1862 -- Antietam: a day in hell, fall of 1862 -- A break in the action and new commands in Virginia and at Gettysburg, winter/spring of 1862-63 -- The siege of Charleston and capture of Fort Wagner, summer/fall of 1863 -- A futile episode in Florida and on to the deep south, spring/summer of 1864 -- With generals Grant and Butler in Eastern Virginia, fall/winter of 1864-65 -- The fall of Richmond and victory at last, spring/summer of 1865 -- Final military duties and a return to civilian life, summer/fall of 1865 -- Early postwar years, 1866-72 -- Peaceful days in Framingham and setting the record straight, 1872-86

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