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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Wolcott Phelps to Benjamin Franklin Butler, August 6, 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-D178
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Phelps, John Wolcott, 1813-1885
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 13-Nov-1813
Speaker place of birth: Vermont; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 49
Document location: Louisiana
Document date: 06-Aug-1862
Locations discussed: Louisiana; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Louisiana; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Chain of command; Economics; Health; Law; Legal system; Military; Military orders; Resignations; Sense of duty; Slavery; Sociology; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D178-5739