Evarts Kent family papers  1790-1928 (bulk 1867-1904)
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Additional Descriptive Data

List of prisoners at Fort Warren mentioned in Josiah Gordon's letters

  • Alvey, Richard H. (attorney from Washington Co. Md.)
  • Buckner, Gen. Simon (captured at Fort Donaldson - see Gordon's March 6, 1862 letter)
  • Brown, George W. (Mayor of Baltimore)
  • Faulkner, Charles J. (Congressman from Virginia)
  • Harrison, William G. (member of Maryland House of Delegates) [see 2 letters he wrote to Gordon in May 1862 and Gordon's March 14, 1862 to him]
  • Howard, Frank Key (newspaper editor from Baltimore)
  • "Hattaras Turk" - a large white dog captured with the men from Fort Hattaras
  • Kilbourn, Elbridge G. - ( attorney from Baltimore) [see his April 1862 letter to Gordon]
  • Kopperal, Mr. (from Mississippi)
  • Mason and Slidell
  • Moorhead, Charles S. (ex-governor of Kentucky)
  • Mcgill, Dr. Charles (from Hagerstown, Md.)
  • Miler, Mr.
  • North, Rev.
  • Thomas, Dr. John (from Baltimore)
  • Tilghman, Gen. Lloyd (captured at Fort Donaldson - see Gordon's March 6, 1862 letter)
  • Wallis, Severn Teakle (member of Maryland House of Delegates)
  • Warfield, Henry M. (Maryland legislator)
  • (Col. Justin Dimick, the Union commander of Fort Warren is mentioned in a number of the letters.)
Partial Subject Index
Baltimore Harbor
  • 1861 August 13 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Books - textbooks
  • 1862 February 1 [Robert H. Gordon]
  • Undated, but probably ca. 1837 [H. D. Downey]
  • Undated, but probably ca. 1837 [H. D. Downey]
Buckner, Gen. Simon
  • 1862 March 6 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 11 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Censorship - Civil War
  • 1862 March 5 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 6 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 April 10 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Chickenpox
  • 1862 January 30 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 February 2 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 February 6 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 February 12 [Kate Gordon]
Dixie
  • 1861 August 31 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1861 February 6 [Kate Gordon]
Dogs
  • 1861 December 10 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Dimick, Justin
  • 1861 December 14 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1861 December 31 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 5 and 11 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 April 10 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 May 15 [Wm. G. Harrison]
Football
  • 1861 December 10 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1861 December 12 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
  • 1861 April 11 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1861 April 14 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Fort Warren (Mass.)
  • 1861 November 1 through May 6, 1862 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 May 15 & 18 [William Harrison]
Games
  • 1861 December 8 [Robert H.Gordon]
  • 1861 November 8 [Robert H. Gordon]
  • 1861 December 12 [Robert H. Gordon]
Ice
  • 1862 February 21 [Robert H. Gordon]
Marshall College (Mercersburg, Pa.)
  • ca. 1837 [H. D. Downey]
Mason and Slidell
  • 1861 November 25 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1861 December 31 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 9 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Measles
  • 1862 January through March most letters [Kate Gordon]
Merrimack (Frigate)
  • 1862 March 15 [Robert H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 17 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 18 [Kate Gordon]
Poems
  • 1862 January 22 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 January 23 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 15 [Robert H. Gordon]
  • 1869 October 3 [Josiah H. Gordon]
Prisoners' families
  • passim
Roanoke College
  • nd [1870 or 1871] [Robert H. Gordon]
Sketches
  • 1861 September 20 [Robert H. Gordon]
Slavery
  • 1862 January 14 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1861 April 29 May 1, July 11, July 25 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 April 20 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 February 2 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 May 7 [Kate Gordon]
  • passim
Solitary confinement
  • 1862 March 11 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 20 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 May 18 [Wm. Harrison]
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin
  • 1862 March 9 [Jane B. Lauffin to Kate Gordon]
Tilghman, Lloyd, 1816-1863
  • 1862 March 6 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 11 [Josiah H. Gordon]
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Contraband
  • 1861 Oct. 15 [Josiah H. Gordon]
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Female participation
  • 1862 January 7 [Josiah H. Gordon
  • 1862 January 9 [Josiah H. Gordon]
  • 1862 March 14 [Josiah H. Gordon]
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.
  • passim
United States--President (1861-1865 : Lincoln)--Emancipation Proclamation
  • 1862 April 20 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 April 27 [Kate Gordon]
  • 1862 May 7 [Kate Gordon]