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Name Gordon, James Byron
Born 11/2/1822
Birthplace Wilksboro, NC

Associated Records

Image of Comb, Hair

Comb, Hair -

A comb (.271b) consists of eight buttons: one Confederate General Staff (small), four Virginia State General Staff (small), one US Navy (small), one Maryland State General Staff (small), and one US Regular General Staff (small). Part of a jewelry set (necklace, hair comb, two bracelets, two earrings, and two cuff links) made from buttons off Confederate Army and Navy officer uniforms. The buttons are brass, two-piece and the larger size (0.875"), except where noted small (0.5").

Image of Print, Photographic - Poster: Composite of Confederate Generals

Print, Photographic - Poster: Composite of Confederate Generals

b/w composite of confederate statesmen and generals

Image of Print, Albumen - James Gordon

Print, Albumen - James Gordon

b/w photo of Gen. James Gordon

Image of Carte-de-Visite - Generals of the C. S. Army Plate No. 1

Carte-de-Visite - Generals of the C. S. Army Plate No. 1

Cdv of oval portrait busts arranged in an oval pattern; subjects of each individual portrait is a man, many in uniform; each portrait is labeled with the name of the sitter; printedon obverse, "Generals of the C. S. Army; Photographe compiled by J. Vannerson, Richmond, Va.; Plate No. 1;" printed on reverse, "Vannerson, Photographic Artist, No. 77 Main St. Richmond, VA.;" affixed to reverse is a $.02 U.S. Internal Revinue tax stamp with George Washington's image;

Image of Carte-de-Visite - James Byron Gordon

Carte-de-Visite - James Byron Gordon

Cdv studio bust portrait of a man, 3/4 pose facing right; man's hair is parted to the side, he has a full beard; wearing Confederate General's insignia on collar of double-breasted uniform jacket; handwritten on reverse, "Gordon NC;" stamped on reverse, "Lumpkin & Tomlinson, Photographic Artists, No 98 Main St, Richmond, VA."