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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Edwin McMasters Stanton, August 2, 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=S1986-D163
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 05-Nov-1818
Speaker place of birth: Deerfield, NH; New Hampshire; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Military personnel; U.S. Representative
Age at speaking: 44
Document location: New Orleans, LA
Document date: 02-Aug-1862
People discussed: John Wolcott Phelps; Phelps, John Wolcott, 1813-1885
Topics discussed - ASP terms: John Wolcott Phelps; Phelps, John Wolcott, 1813-1885
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Agriculture; Correspondence; Fugitive slaves; Generals; Intellectual life; Military; Military recruitment; Slave revolts; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D163-3190