Beirne Gordon Georgia Hussars collection

Beirne Gordon Georgia Hussars collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Gordon, Beirne
Title: Beirne Gordon Georgia Hussars collection
Dates: 1890-1914
Quantity: 2.0 folders
Coll. Number: ms3747

Biographical/Historical Note

Beirne Gordon was Captain of the Georgia Hussars, Troop A 5th Regiment Georgia Cavalry headquartered in Savannah, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a scrapbook of clippings about the Georgia Hussars, Troop A, 5th Regiment Georgia Cavalry and Captain Beirne Gordon, dated 1891 to 1894. The scrapbook includes photographs of Captain Beirne Gordon on horseback. The collection also includes three photographs apart from the scrapbook: a portrait of Captain Gordon from the 1890s, a portrait of a young Ambrose Gordon, circa 1900, and a photocopied image of the cavalry.


Index Terms

Cavalry--Georgia.
Gordon, Beirne
Hussars--Georgia--Savannah.
Scrapbooks--Georgia--Savannah.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Beirne Gordon Georgia Hussars collection, ms 3747, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Material

Related collections in other repositories: Gordon Family Papers, 2235, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Scrapbook, 1891-1894 ( 1.0 item )
 
2Photographs, circa 1890-1914 ( 3.0 images )