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Document Details


Title: Letter from Sarah Hildreth Butler to Benjamin Franklin Butler, August 8, 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-D189
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: Lowell, MA
Document date: 08-Aug-1862
People discussed: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; William Henry Seward
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Emancipation; Emotions and feelings; Entertainment and recreation; Gifts; Government policies; Health; Husband's absence; Law; Loneliness; Military; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Relationships; Searches and seizures; Sons; Steamboats; Transportation; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D189-353