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George Henry Gordon
Birth: Jul. 19, 1823
Charlestown
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 1886
Framingham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Major General. He graduated from the US Military Academy in 1846, served in the Mexcian American War, resigned his commission in 1854 and became a Boston lawyer. When the Civil War erupted in 1861, he organized the 2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment and was promoted Brigadier General in 1862. He led his brigades in the Virginia Campaigns from Cedar Mountain to Alexandria and for distinction, he was brevetted Major General of US Volunteers in April 1865. After the war, he resummed legal practice in Boston until his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Elizabeth S. Carlisle Gordon (1791 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Elizabeth Scott Gordon (1833 - 1914)*
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Gordon (1821 - 1881)*
  George Henry Gordon (1823 - 1886)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edgell Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum
Framingham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Oct 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5890669
George Henry Gordon
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
George Henry Gordon
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General Gordon, thank you for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 19, 2016
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-Anonymous
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016

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 Added: Dec. 28, 2015
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