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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Gordon Meade to Margaretta Sergeant Meade, December 23, 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=S1619-D139
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 31-Dec-1815
Speaker place of birth: Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain; Andalusia, Spain; Spain; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Engineer; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 47
Document location: Fredericksburg, VA
Document date: 23-Dec-1862
People discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881
Topics discussed - Other terms: Change of command; Change of duty station; Generals; Law; Military; Military defeats; Post-battle writings; Professional incompetence; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1619-D139-2097