Winslow, Gordon, Md, Dd

Winslow, Gordon, M.D., D.D.

a clergyman of the Protestant Episcopal Church, was born at Williston, Vt., in 1804. His preliminary education was acquired at Andover, Mass., and he graduated at Yale in both the collegiate and theological departments, becoming a Congregational minister. In 1836 he entered the Protestant Episcopal communion, and was ordained deacon in that year. His first parish was St. John's, Troy, N.Y., from which he went, in 1838, to Trinity Church, Elmira, N. Y.; and in 1841 became rector of St. Ann's Parish, Annapolis, Md. In 1845 he assumed the pastorate of St. Paul's Parish on Staten Island, and a few years after, though still rector of St. Paul's, was chaplain at the Quarantine. At the beginning of the Civil War he was appointed chaplain to the Fifth New York Regiment, and served two years. When the Sanitary Commission was established, he was its inspector for the Army of the Potomac. It was while accompanying his wounded son, Col. Cleveland Winslow, that he met with the accident which resulted in his death. He acted as aide-de-camp to Maj. — Genesis Warren in many battles. He died universally regretted, July 7, 1864, being drowned by falling overboard from a steamer near the mouth of the Potomac. See Amer. Quar. Church Rev. Oct. 1864, p. 482.

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