Paul Francis de Gournay 
(March 15, 1828-July 26, 1904)

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Certificate of Death

1840 Louisiana Federal Census, New Orleans
1860 Louisiana Federal Census, New Orleans

De Gournay commanded the Port Hudson batteries
over the Mississippi River Sept. 1862-July 1863.
      Gravesite, Confederate Section, Loudon Park
      Cemetery, Baltimore.


The Creoles of Cuba letter (New Orleans Daily Picayune, Sept. 10, 1851)
Confederate despatches, Port Hudson, Louisiana (May 24-July 2, 1863)
Fortification and Siege of Port Hudson
Biographical Roster of the Immortal 600
Well-born Lt. Col. Paul François de Gournay was the South's adopted 'marquis in gray'
"The Catholic World," Worcester Daily Spy, Nov. 21, 1885, p. 3
The Nation (Dec. 23, 1886, 523)
"A Visitor from France," Baltimore Sun, Nov. 17, 1887, p. 1
"Notice,"  Baltimore Sun, May 9, 1889, p. 2
"French Enthusiasm,"  Baltimore Sun, July 15, 1889, p. 2
"God Save the Republic," Baltimore Sun, Nov. 4, 1889, p. 2
"The Cardinal's Visit to the Frigate," Baltimore Sun, Nov. 6, 1889, p. 2