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Document Details


Title: Letter from Sarah Hildreth Butler to Harriet Heard, April 4, 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=S1641-D475
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Butler, Sarah Jones Hildreth, 1816-1876
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 17-Aug-1816
Speaker place of birth: Lowell, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Actor; Military wife; Politician's wife
Age at speaking: 46
Document location: Ship Island, MS
Document date: 04-Apr-1862
Historical events discussed: Fall of New Orleans, LA, April 28, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Fall of New Orleans, LA, April 28, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-Americans; Battle preparations; Deaths; Doctors; Domestic life; Dysentery; Environment; Ethnic groups; Health; Military; Military burials; Military campaigns; Political appointments; Political rivalries; Politics; Postal service; Servants; Sociology; Wind
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1641-D475-353