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Box: 4 Fold: 8 Newsclippings (Misc.)
Undated

DESCRIPTION: Contains newsclipping re. the wounding of Robert Henry Rose Loughborough, Jr. in France during World War One. Also, an item on the auctioning of Mount Ida Manor in Alexandria, Va., formerly the home of Charles Alexander, after whom Alexandria was named.

Box: 4 Fold: 9 Photograph(s) - Ord, Edward Otho Cresap
Datespan: 1865-1880

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 b/w photographs of Gen. Edward O.C. Ord in military uniform. Includes color postcard showing the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee to Gen. Ulysses Grant at Appomattox Court House, Va., 4/9/1865. An autograhp caption adds that the figure of Gen. Ord can be seen by the window curtains.

Box: 4 Fold: 10 Photograph(s) - Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, Jr.
No date

DESCRIPTION: Contains 1 b/w formal photograph of Edward Otho Cresap Ord II, in navy cadet uniform. He was the son of Gen. Edward O.C. Ord. Notes at the back indicate that the photograph was taken at the US Naval Academy [Annapolis].

Box: 4 Fold: 11 Photograph(s) - Ord, James
Date: 1851

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photograph of James Ord, dated 1851. Inscribed on the back by Mary Ord Preston (daughter of Pacificus Ord) to her cousin Captain James Cresap Ord.

Box: 4 Fold: 12 Photograph(s) - Ord, James Placidus
Date: c. 1861

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photo of James Placidus Ord in military uniform. Autograph note on the back by his son James Cresap Ord informs that the original photograph was taken the day after the battle of Dranesville, Va. (12/20/1861).

Box: 4 Fold: 13 Photograph(s) - Ord, James Thoppson
No date

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photograph identified on the reverse as James Thoppson Ord. Possibly a grandson of James Placidus i.e., the son of James Cresap Ord?

Box: 4 Fold: 14 Photograph(s) - Coughlin, John
Date: 7/4/1865

DESCRIPTION: Contains signed b/w photograph of John Coughlin, friend and fellow officer of Gen. Edward O.C. Ord.

Box: 4 Fold: 15 Photograph(s) - Ord, Lucy Maude
No date

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 b/w photographs identified on the reverse as the daughter of Gen. Edward O.C. Ord, Lucy Maude Ord Mason. One is inscribed by her to her brother Edward O.C. Ord, Jr.

Box: 4 Fold: 16 Photograph(s) - Ord, Pacificus
No dates

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 b/w photographs of Pacificus Ord.

Box: 4 Fold: 17 Photograph(s) - Ord, Rebecca Ruth Cresap & Georgiana Ord
No date

DESCRIPTION: Contains b/w photograph (extremely faded) of Rebecca Ruth Cresap, wife of James Ord, and her daughter Georgiana Catherine Ord Holladay.

Box: 4 Fold: 18 Photographs - Crow Indians w/ St. Xavier's Mission
Date: 5/5/1895

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 b/w photos of the Crow Indian tribe. One includes a member of the St. Xavier mission.

Box: 5 Fold: 1 Ord, James Cresap - Presidential Appointment (Certif.)
Date: 5/18/1910

DESCRIPTION: Contains certificate of presidential appointment to the title of "Major Retired." Inscribed by William Howard Taft, US president, and Jacob M. Dickinson, US secretary of war.

Box: 5 Fold: 2 Ord, James Placidus - Presidential Appointment Certif.
Date: 7/27/1866

DESCRIPTION: Contains presidential appointment certificate appointing James Placidus the title of "Second Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Infantry." Inscribed by Andrew Johnson, US president, and Edwin M. Stanton, secretary of war.

Box: 5 Fold: 3 Ord, James Placidus - Presidential Appointment (Certif.)
Date: 6/17/1868

DESCRIPTION: Contains presidential appointment certificate appointing James Placidus the title of "First Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Infantry." Inscribed by Andrew Johnson, US president, and John M. Schofield, secretary of war.

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