Framingham's Civil War Hero: The Life of General George H. Gordon

Framingham's Civil War Hero: The Life of General George H. Gordon

by Frederic A. Wallace
     
 

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George Henry Gordon, who moved to Framingham, Massachusetts, at the age of five, attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where his attitudes toward the country were shaped alongside classmates George McClellan, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Ulysses S. Grant. Gordon went on to hold political and military offices in the North, and as a general in the Union… See more details below

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George Henry Gordon, who moved to Framingham, Massachusetts, at the age of five, attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where his attitudes toward the country were shaped alongside classmates George McClellan, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and Ulysses S. Grant. Gordon went on to hold political and military offices in the North, and as a general in the Union army, he led his troops against Jackson in the Valley Campaign, at Antietam and at the Siege of Charleston. Join historian Frederic A. Wallace as he recounts the largely untold story of General George H. Gordon, Framingham's favorite son, with personal diary entries and letters that reveal a man of integrity and honor whose actions displayed an outright love for his country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014699853
Publisher:
The History Press, Inc.
Publication date:
05/30/2012
Series:
civil war , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
File size:
2 MB

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