John Brown Gordon

Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Title:
John Brown Gordon
Creator:
Unknown
Publisher:
Atlanta, Ga. : Kenan Research Center
Date of Original:
1850/1980
Subject:
Portraits
Military officers--Confederate
Governors--Georgia
Legislators--Georgia
Beards
People:
Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904
Location:
United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489924, -84.3902644
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Portrait of General John Brown Gordon, in Atlanta, Georgia.
John Brown Gordon (1832-1904) was a Confederate military leader, a Democratic politician, and ardent defender of the Lost Cause. He began his service in the Confederate army as an untrained captain and ultimately became a major general in the Army of Northern Virginia. He later represented Georgia as a United States Senator from 1872 to 1880 and from 1891 to 1897. Between these terms of service, he served as Georgia's governor from 1886 to 1890.
Local Identifier:
VIS 170.523.001
ahc170523001.jpg
Metadata URL:
http://album.atlantahistorycenter.com/cdm/ref/collection/athpc/id/593
Additional Rights Information:
This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U. S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Extent:
7 x 9 in.
Original Collection:
Atlanta History Photograph Collection
Holding Institution:
Atlanta History Center
Rights:

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