E.A. Speer photographs of John B. Gordon funeral procession
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E.A. Speer photographs of John B. Gordon funeral procession

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Speer, E.A.
Title: E.A. Speer photographs of John B. Gordon funeral procession
Dates: 1904
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1631

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of 3 photographs of John B. Gordon's funeral procession through Atlanta. John Brown Gordon (1832-1904), a native Georgian, attained the rank of lieutenant general in the Confederate Army. After the Civil War Gordon served as a U. S. Senator from Georgia from 1873-80; 1891-97. He also served as Governor of Georgia from 1886-1890. The photographs are mounted on card stock. Written on the back is this information, "Gordon's Funeral by E. A. Speer." Presumably, E. A. Speer is the photographer.

Index Terms

Funeral rites and ceremonies--Georgia--Atlanta.
Gordon, John Brown, 1832-1904.
Speer, E.A.

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], E.A. Speer photographs of John B. Gordon funeral procession, MS 1631, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lee Kinnamon, 1999.


Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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1Photographs of John B. Gordon funeral procession, 1904