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Document Details


Title: Letter from Montgomery Blair to Benjamin Franklin Butler, August 20, 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-D238
Original Language: English
Time span: 1861
Speaker: Blair, Montgomery, 1813-1883
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 10-May-1813
Speaker place of birth: Franklin County, KY; Kentucky; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government appointee; Judge; Politician; Postal worker
Age at speaking: 48
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 20-Aug-1861
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Old Fuss and Feathers; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; Winfield Scott
Organizations discussed: Whig Party, U.S.
Locations discussed: New England; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; New England; North America; Old Fuss and Feathers; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866; United States; Whig Party, U.S.; Winfield Scott
Topics discussed - Other terms: Change of command; Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Gossip; Heads of state; Military; Politics; Union army
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1641-D238-3487