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 George Henry Gordon

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George Henry Gordon

  • Birth 19 Jul 1823 Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 30 Aug 1886 Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 5890669

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.

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  • Added: 25 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5890669
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Henry Gordon (19 Jul 1823–30 Aug 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5890669, citing Edgell Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum, Framingham, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .