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Document Details


Title: Memoir of George Henry Gordon
Document type: Memoir
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1878-D007
Original Language: English
Time span: 1882
Speaker: Gordon, George Henry, 1823-1886
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 19-Jul-1823
Speaker place of birth: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Military personnel
Document date: Undated
People discussed: Alexander Schimmelfenning; Beauregard, G.T.; Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard; Quincy Adams Gillmore; Robert Smalls; Schimmelfenning, Alexander, 1824-1865; Small, Robert; Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915
Organizations discussed: Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; Fort Wagner, Morris Island, SC; Pawnee, Ship
Locations discussed: Charleston, SC; Folly Island, SC; Morris Island, SC; North America; Sea Islands; South Carolina; Stono River, SC; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alexander Schimmelfenning; Beauregard, G.T.; Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant, 1818-1893; Charleston, SC; Dahlgren, John Adolphus Bernard, 1809-1870; Folly Island, SC; Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; Fort Wagner, Morris Island, SC; Gillmore, Quincy Adams, 1825-1888; John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren; Morris Island, SC; North America; Pawnee, Ship; Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard; Quincy Adams Gillmore; Robert Smalls; Schimmelfenning, Alexander, 1824-1865; Sea Islands; Small, Robert; Smalls, Robert, 1839-1915; South Carolina; Stono River, SC; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Agriculture; Artillery; Battle preparations; Battlefields; Beaches; Blockades; Bombing attacks; Cities; Communities; Cooks; Crossing enemy lines; Deaths from war; Diplomats; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Ethnic groups; Field hospitals; Fleets; Forts; Freed slaves; Generals; Intellectual life; Ironclads; Islands; Law; Lines of defense; Meat; Medical corps; Mexican people; Military; Military encampments; Military intelligence; Military officers; Military strategy; Navy sailors; Navy ships; Negotiations; Newspapers; Politics; Prisoners of war; Rations; Sieges; Transportation; Trenches
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1878-D007-3519