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Gordon, George (fl. 1893-1894) To F. B. Noyes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.24 Author/Creator: Gordon, George (fl. 1893-1894) Place Written: Somerville, Massachusetts Type: Typed document Date: 13 June 1893 - 31 May 1894 Pagination: 6 p. : 20.4 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: Two letters from George Gordon, apparently in response to a request from F. B. Noyes for more information about the Wilder family and their role in the Revolutionary War. It reports that an Oliver Wilder was an important figure in the Colonial Wars and that a Moses Wilder was involved in the revolution. It also encloses a brief history on Oliver Wilder and an account written by Daniel Chesebrough in 1835 about a military encounter in Ireland in 1637. The documents are copies of the originals.

People: Thomas Noyes

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: EstateLawWeaponryAmmunitionRevolutionary WarMilitary HistorySoldier's PayFinanceMuster Rolls and ReturnsInjury or WoundBattleFrench and Indian War

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