|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
2 Letters from Major General John Brown Gordon to Martha Champe Carter Peyton (Mrs. Col. Moses G. Peyton), 1899 & 1901
Physical Appearance: Two letters written by Major General John Brown Gordon to Mrs. Moses Green Peyton:
1985.073.00001a. February 13, 1899 - J[ohn] B[rown] Gordon at 1918 F. St[reet] N[orth], Washington, D. C., to My dear Mrs. [Martha Champe Carter] Peyton - describes troop movements, as well as actions taken by her husband Major Moses Green Peyton, at Appomattox on April 8, 1865. Signed "J. B. Gordon." 8 pp. Letter is fragile; a photocopy is available.
1985.073.00001b. December 10, 1901 - J[ohn] B[rown] Gordon at the Union Depot Ticket Office, Columbus, Ohio, to "My dear Mrs. [Martha Champe Carter] Peyton - Apologizes for his delay in answering her letter of November 18. Mentions lecture tour. Requests that she write him at his family's winter residence in Florida. Signed "J. B. Gordon" 1 page. Letter is fragile; a photocopy is available.
Peyton, Martha Champe Carter
Gordon, John Brown
Peyton, Moses Green
Lee, Robert E.
Grant, Ulysses Simpson
War Department in Richmond
Fathers & children