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Document Details


Title: Letter from Winfield Scott Hancock to William Tecumseh Sherman, July 9, 1870
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=S1911-D007
Original Language: English
Time span: 1870
Speaker: Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 14-Feb-1824
Speaker place of birth: Philadelphia, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Politician
Age at speaking: 46
Document location: Carondelet, MO
Document date: 09-Jul-1870
People discussed: Andrew Johnson; Benjamin Franklin Flanders; Flanders, Benjamin Franklin, 1816-1896; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Ulysses S. Grant
Locations discussed: Louisiana; New Orleans, LA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Andrew Johnson; Benjamin Franklin Flanders; Flanders, Benjamin Franklin, 1816-1896; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Louisiana; New Orleans, LA; North America; Ulysses S. Grant; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Change of command; Correspondence; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Heads of state; Intellectual life; Manners; Military; Military deference; Military orders; Military relationships; Municipal government; News leaks; Newspaper stories; Political appointments; Political rivalries; Politics; Science and Technology; Sociology; Telegrams; Travel; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1911-D007-2106