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Document Details


Title: Letter from Francis Harrison Pierpoint to Abraham Lincoln, April 18, 1864
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=S1408-D001
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Pierpoint, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 25-Jan-1814
Speaker place of birth: Monongalia County, WV; West Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; State governor
Age at speaking: 50
Document location: Alexandria, VA
Document date: 18-Apr-1864
People discussed: Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Edward Augustus Wild; John Potts Slough; Slough, John Potts, 1829-1867; Wild, Edward Augustus, 1825-1891
Locations discussed: Alexandria, VA; Norfolk, VA; North America; United States; Virginia; West Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alexandria, VA; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Edward Augustus Wild; John Potts Slough; Norfolk, VA; North America; Slough, John Potts, 1829-1867; United States; Virginia; West Virginia; Wild, Edward Augustus, 1825-1891
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admission of states to U.S.; Alcohol; Carpetbaggers; Chain of command; Civilians; Domestic life; Economics; Elections; Financial investments; Generals; Governors; Industry; Law; Legal system; Legal testimony; Merchants; Military; Military occupations; Military orders; Northern sympathizers; Political corruption; Political rivalries; Politics; Property rights; Smuggling; Southern sympathizers; State government; Trials; Wartime economy
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1408-D001-4408