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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Gordon Meade to Margaretta Sergeant Meade, May 8, 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-D182
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: Falmouth, VA
Document date: 08-May-1863
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Atkinson Humphreys; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879; Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson, 1810-1883; Joseph Hooker; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Andrew Atkinson Humphreys; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Hooker, Joseph, 1814-1879; Humphreys, Andrew Atkinson, 1810-1883; Joseph Hooker; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Generals; Heads of state; Military; Military defeats; Military strategy; Politics; Post-battle writings; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1619-D182-2097