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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1985.073.00001
Date February 13, 1899
Scope & Content Letter: Major General John Brown Gordon to Martha Champe Carter Peyton (Mrs. Col. Moses G. Peyton), 1899

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.
People Peyton, Martha Champe Carter
Gordon, John Brown
Turing, Capt.
Venable, Col.
Custer, Genl.
Peyton, Moses Green
Lee, Robert E.
Grant, Ulysses Simpson
Sheridan, Gen.
Search Terms War Department in Richmond
Subjects Surrenders
Battle flags
Military ceremonies
Military flags
Military headquarters
Military officers
Military leadership
Military spouses
Military wives
Fathers & children