No people in the history of the world have ever been so misunderstood, so misjudged, and so cruelly maligned.
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|Birth:||6th February, 1832|
|Death:||9th January, 1904|
|Profession:||Army Officer, Lawyer, Politician|
John Brown Gordon was born in Upson County, Georgia, USA. He was an American soldier, politician and lawyer. He was one of Robert E. Lee's most trusted Confederate generals by the end of the American Civil War. He served as the United States Senator from Georgia from 1873-1880, and again from 1891 to 1897. He also served as the 53rd Governor of Georgia from 1886 to 1890. He studied at the University of Georgia. He studied law in Atlanta and passed the bar examination. He became a lawyer but abandoned his practice to develop coal mines in Georgia’s northwestern tip. He is the author of book, entitled Reminiscences Of The Civil War.
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