George Augustus Gordon family papers

George Augustus Gordon family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gordon family
Creator: Gordon, George Augustus, 1827-1912
Title: George Augustus Gordon family papers
Dates: 1676-1912
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (80 items in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of papers of George Augustus Gordon and the Gordon family from 1676-1912. Materials from the early years relate to Gordon's ancestors in Maine and New Hampshire and mainly contain receipts, tax records, and genealogical records. Materials concerning the Civil War consist of passes, orders, commissions, and a few letters relating to Gordon's duties as Assistant Quartermaster General of Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms1667

Biographical/Historical Note

George Augustus Gordon (1827-1912), Assistant Quartermaster General of Georgia during the Civil War, first as a Lt., then later (1865) as Captain, resident of New Hampshire.


Arranged in alphabetical order by subject.

Index Terms

Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
Georgia. Office of the Assistant Quartermaster General..
New Hampshire--Genealogy.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Augustus Gordon family papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

2Appointment, 1853
3Civil War Commission, 1863
4Civil War Commission, 1865
5Civil War Correspondence, 1863 Jan. 27
6Civil War Correspondence, 1863 Aug. 7
7Civil War Correspondence, 1865 Apr. 11
8Civil War Correspondence, 1865 May 19
9Civil War Pass, 1862 Oct. 11
10Civil War Pass, 1862 Nov. 3
11Civil War Quartermaster Report, 1865 Apr 17
12Commission, 1885
13Court Order, 1755
14Deed, 1698
15Deed, 1764
16Estate Settlement, 1760
17Estate Settlement, 1815
20Guardianship Paper
21Indenture, 1758
22Indenture, 1795
23Jury Notice
24Marriage Certificate
26Oath of Allegiance, 1853
30School Excercises
31School Program
32School Record
33-35Scrapbook Page
36Settlement, 1787
37Tax List, 1830
38Tax Notices