Granger, Gordon, 1822-1876

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Dates:
Birth 1822-11-06
Death 1876-01-10

Biographical notes:

Major General Gordon Granger issued General Orders No. 11 on July 22, 1865 from his Galveston Headquarters, just over a month into his command of the Department of Texas. The Orders required Texas citizens to declare and turn over to the occupying Federal Army all state-owned books, archives, and records held in their possession during the Civil War.

From the guide to the General Orders, No. 11 80-31., 1865, (Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin)

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Subjects:

  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas
  • Archives--Texas--History
  • United States. Army. Department of Texas--Archives

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  • Texas (as recorded)