Person record: GORDON, General Charles George  (1833-1885)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameGeneral Charles George GORDON
Gendermale
Relevance of this personBritish soldier; subject of lantern slide sets 
Main period of activityN/A
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
28 January 1833born atWoolwich, London, England
26 January 188551died atKhartoum, Sudan
Slide images showing this person Deserted -- slide 20 of <em>General Gordon: his life and work</em> (lecture: York & Son, 24 slides, n.d.) General Gordon -- slide 5 of <em>Soudan War</em> (lecture: York & Son, 42-57 slides, 1880s) Gordon Deserted -- slide 37 of <em>Soudan War</em> (lecture: York & Son, 42-57 slides, 1880s)
Slide set references
(* = main subject of set)

* Across central Africa with Stanley and Emin (lecture: J. Green & Son, 50 slides, n.d.)

* General Gordon: his life and work (lecture: York & Son, 24 slides, n.d.)

* General Gordon (lecture: W. Rider & Co., 16 slides, n.d.)

* Gordon and Khartoum (lecture: Newton & Co., 61 slides, n.d.)

* Heroes and fanatics in the Soudan: the story of the British occupation of Egypt, 1882-1898 (lecture: W. Watson & Sons, 60 slides, n.d.)

* The conquest of the Soudan: Khartoum occupied and Gordon avenged (lecture: York & Son, 50 slides, n.d.)

References
(* = main subject)

* William R. May, Across central Africa with Stanley and Emin (London: 1890)

* W.A. Eaton, The conquest of the Soudan: Gordon avenged (London: York & Son, n.d.)

* T.C. Hepworth, General Gordon: his life and work (London: York & Son, n.d.)

* Heroes and fanatics in the Soudan: the story of the British occupation in Egypt 1882-1898 (London: W. Watson & Sons, n.d.)

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