Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885

Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1833 - 1885

Biography

Charles George Gordon was born on January 28, 1833 in London, England. He was a British Army officer and administrator who so action in the Crimean War and China as commander of the "Ever Victorious Army" putting down the Taiping Rebellion. Gordon died on January 26, 1885.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

State Department, [Washington] City

Webster Mss 849257
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 849257
Date(s): 1849-04-07
Abstract

Letter of recommendation for Charles Gordon witnessed by Daniel Webster.