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Document Details


Title: Letter from Winfield Scott to James Buchanan, December 15, 1860
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S1356-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1860
Speaker: Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 13-Jun-1786
Speaker place of birth: Petersburg, VA; Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 74
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 15-Dec-1860
People discussed: Andrew Jackson; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Old Hickory
Organizations discussed: Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Andrew Jackson; Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845; Old Hickory
Topics discussed - Other terms: Military; Military reinforcements; Politics; Secession
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1356-D001-3050