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Document Details


Title: Letter from Jefferson Finis Davis to Howell Cobb, July 30, 1861
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=S1548-D036
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 03-Jun-1808
Speaker place of birth: Todd County, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Head of state; Military personnel; U.S. Representative; U.S. Senator
Age at speaking: 53
Document location: Richmond, VA
Document date: 30-Jul-1861
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Anaconda plan; Environment; Military; Military strategy; Rivers
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1548-D036-2108