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Document Details


Title: Letter from William Tecumseh Sherman to John Aaron Rawlins, May 9, 1865
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=S1461-D023
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
Speaker: Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 08-Feb-1820
Speaker place of birth: Lancaster, OH; Ohio; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Banker; Educator; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 45
Document location: City Point, VA
Document date: 09-May-1865
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Edwin McMasters Stanton; George Stoneman; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Henry Warner Slocum; Howard, Oliver Otis, 1830-1909; James Harrison Wilson; Jefferson Finis Davis; John McAllister Schofield; Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston; Judson Kilpatrick; Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson, 1836-1881; Kilpatrick, Judson; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Oliver Otis Howard; Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906; Slocum, Henry Warner, 1827-1894; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Stoneman, George, 1822-1894; Ulysses S. Grant; Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925
Locations discussed: Alabama; North America; North Carolina; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Alabama; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Edwin McMasters Stanton; George Stoneman; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Henry Warner Slocum; Howard, Oliver Otis, 1830-1909; James Harrison Wilson; Jefferson Finis Davis; John McAllister Schofield; Johnston, Joseph Eggleston, 1807-1891; Joseph Eggleston Johnston; Judson Kilpatrick; Kilpatrick, Hugh Judson, 1836-1881; Kilpatrick, Judson; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; North America; North Carolina; Oliver Otis Howard; Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906; Slocum, Henry Warner, 1827-1894; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Stoneman, George, 1822-1894; Ulysses S. Grant; United States; Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925
Topics discussed - Other terms: Arrests; Correspondence; Generals; Government policies; Heads of state; Intellectual life; Law; Law enforcement; Mayors; Military; Military campaigns; Military maneuvers; Military occupations; Negotiations; Politics; Railroads; Supply lines; Surrenders; Transportation; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1461-D023-2104