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Cornelia Jane Matthews Jordan (1830–1898)

Jordan, Cornelia Jane Matthews. An American poet; born in Lynchburg, VA, 1830; died in 1898. She wrote her poem ‘Corinth’ in 1863; it was published in 1865; by order of Gen. Alfred H. Terry, it was seized and burned in the courthouse yard at Lynchburg as objectionable and incendiary. Her publications include: ‘Flowers of Hope and Memory’ (1861); ‘Corinth and Other Poems of the War’ (1865); ‘A Christmas Poem for Children’ (1865); ‘Richmond: Her Glory and Her Graves’ (1867); ‘Useful Maxims for a Noble Life’ (1884).