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Gordon, John Brown (1832-1904) to Julia Blanche Kell

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00684.21 Author/Creator: Gordon, John Brown (1832-1904) Place Written: Kirkwood, Georgia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 7 October 1900 Pagination: 2 p. ; 20 x 12 cm.

Summary of Content: Sends his sympathies to Julia Blanche Kell on the announcement of Kell's death. John Brown Gordon, a former Confederate lieutenant general, served post-war as a U.S. senator (1873-80, 1891-97) and governor of Georgia (1886-90).

Background Information: John B. Gordon was Governor of Georgia. Kell worked under him from 1886 to 1890 as the Adjutant General of Georgia. Kell died on 5 October 1900.

People: Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904
Kell, Julia Blanche, 1836-1917
Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Women's HistoryDeathConfederate General or LeaderMarriageGovernment and Civics

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