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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Foster Shepley to Benjamin Franklin Butler, 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-D168
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Shepley, George Foster, 1819-1878
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 01-Jan-1819
Speaker place of birth: Saco, ME; Maine; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Military personnel; Politician; State governor
Age at speaking: 43
Document location: Portland, ME
Document date: 02-Aug-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; David Dixon Porter; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; William Henry Seward
Locations discussed: Louisiana; New Orleans, LA; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; David Dixon Porter; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Louisiana; New Orleans, LA; North America; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; United States; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Military; Military occupations; Military reinforcements; Slavery; Travel
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D168-3543