Granger, Gordon, 1822-1876

Alternative names

Hide Profile

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)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. Samuel Joseph May diary, 1865. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf General Orders, No. 11 80-31., 1865 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
creatorOf United States. Army. Army. Department of Texas. General Orders, No. 11, 1865 University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Kneeland, Samuel M. Papers, 1864-1905. Clarke Historical Library
referencedIn John E. Boos collection, Boos, John E. collection, 1863-2005, 1863-1940 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Role Title Holding Repository
Direct Relationships
Relation Name
associatedWith Boos, J. E. (John E.) person
associatedWith Kneeland, Samuel M. person
correspondedWith Lockwood, Philip Case, 1844-1897 person
associatedWith May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871. person
associatedWith Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Commandery of the State of Massachusetts, collector. corporateBody
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith United States. Army. Army. Department of Texas. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Department of Texas. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Texas
Subject
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Texas
Archives--Texas--History
United States. Army. Department of Texas--Archives
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1822-11-06

Death 1876-01-10

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6h168sq

Ark ID: w6h168sq

SNAC ID: 62437618