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Document Details


Title: Letter from James Buchanan, October 28, 1862
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-D006
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Buchanan, James, 1791-1868
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 23-Apr-1791
Speaker place of birth: Mercersburg, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government appointee; Judge; Lawyer; Military personnel; U.S. President; U.S. Representative; U.S. Senator
Age at speaking: 71
Document location: Wheatland, PA
Document date: 28-Oct-1862
People discussed: Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871; Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863; John Buchanan Floyd; Old Fuss and Feathers; Robert Anderson; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Winfield Scott
Organizations discussed: Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL; Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; Star of the West, Ship
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871; Floyd, John Buchanan, 1806-1863; Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL; Fort Sumter, Charleston, SC; John Buchanan Floyd; Old Fuss and Feathers; Robert Anderson; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Star of the West, Ship; Winfield Scott
Topics discussed - Other terms: Correspondence; Economics; Forts; Intellectual life; Law; Military; Military reinforcements; Military strategy; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Property rights; Resignations; Secession
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1356-D006-3604