Historian pens biography of Civil War general from Framingham

Metrowest Daily News — 08/05/2011
FRAMINGHAM —Just like 150 years ago, George H. Gordon has left his beloved mother in Framingham to answer the call of duty and lead Massachusetts volunteers through several of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War.

Marching through the pages of Town Historian Fred A. Wallace’s new biography “Framingham’s Civil War Hero,” Gordon emerges as a complex, sometimes enigmatic figure who triumphed over humble origins to achieve the rank of major general and serve with distinction. Read more…