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Document Details


Title: Letter from Simon Cameron to Benjamin Franklin Butler, July 16, 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=S1641-D170
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 08-Mar-1799
Speaker place of birth: Maytown, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Diplomat; Editor; Government appointee; Journalist; U.S. Senator
Age at speaking: 62
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 16-Jul-1861
Topics discussed - Other terms: Artillery; Chain of command; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Military; Supplies and provisions
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1641-D170-3368