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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Gordon Meade to Margaretta Sergeant Meade, January 2, 1863
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-D143
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
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: 48
Document location: Fredericksburg, VA
Document date: 02-Jan-1863
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; William Buel Franklin
Locations discussed: North America; Rappahannock River, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Franklin, William Buel, 1823-1903; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; North America; Rappahannock River, VA; United States; Virginia; William Buel Franklin
Topics discussed - Other terms: Aides-de-camp; Chain of command; Deaths from war; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Gossip; Heads of state; Military; Military strategy; Politics; River crossings; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1619-D143-2097