Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895

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Confederate general, chief of staff to G.T. Beauregard.

From the description of Memorandum, [1874?]. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541762

Confederate general.

From the description of ALS, 1882 Sept. 23, New York, N.Y., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122475273

From the description of ALS : Memphis, to G.T. Beauregard, 1866 Oct. 26. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122633564

Soldier and journalist; native of Luray, Virginia; graduated, 1840, from the United States Military Academy (West Point, N.Y.); served as lieutenant in the 3rd Infantry during the Second Seminole War (1835-1842); served in the Mexican American War during which he was promoted to captain and quartermaster and oversaw the withdrawal of General Winfield Scott's army from Vera Cruz in 1848; resigned his U.S. Army commission on 21 May 1861 and joined the Confederate army, eventually reaching the rank of Brigadier General; served as P.G.T. Beauregard's chief of staff during the defense of Charleston (1862-1864); landed in Cuba with 300 men in May 1869 to assist insurgents fighting for Cuban independence from Spain during the Ten Years' War (1868-1878); left Cuba in Feb. 1870 and returned to the United States to pursue his literary career; son of Gabriel Jordan and Elizabeth Ann Sibert.

From the description of Thomas Jordan papers, 1862 Nov. 18 - 1863 Mar. 27. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 141188933

Confederate general; Beauregard's chief of staff.

From the description of ALS, 1862 Sept. 7, Chattanooga, to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122541757

Confederate general, Beauregard's chief of staff.

From the description of ALS, 1866 Dec. 15, Memphis, Tenn., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610700

From the description of LS, 1874 Nov. 2, New York, N.Y., to G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122540647

Confederate general, Beauregard's chief of staff; later editor of the Memphis appeal (1886) and the Financial and mining record (1870-1892).

From the description of ALS, 1872 May 8, to G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 86138913

Confederate Army officer and journalist.

From the description of Papers, 1861-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19933210

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 4th. 4th Regiment order book, 1861-1862. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Ellis, Anna, Mrs. Letter : to General Thomas Jordan, Battery Pringle, James Island, and Confederate passes, 1864 March 26-1865. Library of Virginia
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. Papers, 1861-1865. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Nutt, Leroy Moncure, 1828-1882. Leroy Moncure Nutt papers, 1835-1927 (bulk 1866-1867) [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part II: The Civil War and the Confederacy, 1832-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Guerin, Henry C. Henry C. Guerin papers, 1843-1905. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. Annual report giving a description of the country, its resources, plan of post, &c, &c, Fort Miller, Cal., year ending June 30, 1853, 1853 Aug. 15. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Anson Conger Goodyear Collection, 1813-1890 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Bishop, Albert Webb, 1832 -1901,. Civil War papers of the governor of Arkansas, 1860-1865. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. Thomas Jordan papers, 1862 Nov. 18 - 1863 Mar. 27. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Cooke, Giles Buckner. Diary, 1861 April 17-1865 April 13. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Confederate States of America. Army of the Mississippi. Orders, 1862 Apr. 3, Corinth, Miss., for the battle of Shiloh. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. LS, 1874 Nov. 2, New York, N.Y., to G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. ALS, 1866 Dec. 15, Memphis, Tenn., to G.T. Beauregard. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Dahlgren, Charles Gustavus, 1808-1888. [Telegram, 1862] May 15, Washington, Miss., via Fayette [to] Brig. Gen. [Thos.] Jordan / C. G. Dahlgren. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. G.T. Beauregard papers, 1861-1893. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. ALS, 1862 Sept. 7, Chattanooga, to G.T. Beauregard. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn G. T. Beauregard Papers, 1844-1883, (bulk 1861-1865) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Flagg, S. Griswold. S. Griswold Flagg collection, 1825-1938 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. To Osborn Cross: Annual report giving a description of the country, its resources, plan of post, & c, & c, Fort Miller, Cal., year ending June 30, 1853, 1853 Aug. 15. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. Memorandum, [1874?]. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 (bulk 1861-1865). Library of Congress
referencedIn Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964. Anson Conger Goodyear collection, 1813-1890 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862. Special Orders No. 8, April 3, 1862. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. Document [contemporary copy]: Charleston, [S.C.], 1862 Sept. 24. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. ALS : Memphis, to G.T. Beauregard, 1866 Oct. 26. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Heyl, William S. William S. Heyl letter : San Francisco : ALS, 1855 Aug. 23. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Green, Charles Jones, 1839-1909. Papers, 1861-1895. Virginia Historical Society Library
creatorOf Bryant, John Cullen,. American and English literary and historical papers collected by Atcheson L. Hench [manuscript] 1795-1943. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895. Papers, 1800-1894 (bulk 1841-1888). Library of Virginia
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. ALS, 1872 May 8, to G.T. Beauregard, New Orleans. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. Papers, 1861-1893. Emory University, Robert W. Woodruff Library
creatorOf Jordan, Thomas, 1819-1895. ALS, 1882 Sept. 23, New York, N.Y., to G.T. Beauregard. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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associatedWith Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Beaureguard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Bishop, Albert Webb, 1832 -1901, person
associatedWith Bryan, Pliny, d. 1863. person
correspondedWith Confederate States of America. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army of the Mississippi. corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 4th. corporateBody
associatedWith Cooke, Giles Buckner. person
associatedWith Cross, Osborne, 1803-1876. person
associatedWith Dahlgren, Charles Gustavus, 1808-1888. person
associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Democratic Party (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ellis, Anna, Mrs. person
associatedWith Flagg, S. Griswold. person
associatedWith Flagg, S. Griswold. person
associatedWith Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 1821-1877. person
associatedWith Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964. person
associatedWith Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872. person
associatedWith Green, Charles Jones, 1839-1909. person
associatedWith Guerin, Henry C. person
associatedWith Heyl, William S. person
associatedWith Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1803-1862. person
associatedWith Kells, Lyman M. (Lyman Morse), 1888- person
associatedWith Kemper, James Lawson, 1823-1895. person
associatedWith Nutt, Leroy Moncure, 1828-1882. person
associatedWith Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883. person
associatedWith South Carolina Railroad. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Quartermaster's Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Quartermaster's Dept. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Fort Miller (Calif.)
Charleston (S.C.)
Fort Miller (Calif.)
United States
United States
Tennessee
Pocotaligo (S.C.)
United States
United States
United States
Confederate States of America
South Carolina
United States
United States
United States
South Carolina
Confederate States of America
United States
Vicksburg (Miss.)
Subject
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry
Presidents--Nomination
Telegraph
Trials (military offenses)
Railroads
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Birth 1819-09-30

Death 1895-11-29

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