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Document Details


Title: Letter from Edward Davis Townsend, August 30, 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=S1422-D193
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Townsend, Edward Davis, 1817-1893
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 22-Aug-1817
Speaker place of birth: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 45
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 30-Aug-1862
People discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; George Brinton McClellan; John Pope; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Pope, John, 1822-1892
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army of the Potomac
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; George Brinton McClellan; John Pope; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Pope, John, 1822-1892; U.S. Army of the Potomac
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Generals; Military; Military orders; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1422-D193-3462