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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1985.073.00001a-b
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1899, 1901
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.
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
Truces
Agreements
War
Battle flags
Battlefields
Military ceremonies
Military flags
Military headquarters
Military officers
Military leadership
Military spouses
Military wives
Fathers & children
Sons