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Document Details


Title: Letter from William Tecumseh Sherman to Ulysses S. Grant, April 28, 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-D030
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: United States
Document date: 28-Apr-1865
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Edwin McMasters Stanton; George Stoneman; Godfrey Weitzel; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Stoneman, George, 1822-1894; Weitzel, Godfrey, 1835-1884
Locations discussed: North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Edwin McMasters Stanton; George Stoneman; Godfrey Weitzel; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; North America; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; Stoneman, George, 1822-1894; United States; Virginia; Weitzel, Godfrey, 1835-1884
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Civilians; Economics; Generals; Government policies; Lines of communication; Military; Military deference; Military maneuvers; Military orders; Negotiations; Political rivalries; Politics; State government; Surrenders; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1461-D030-2104