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Document Details


Title: Letter from David Dixon Porter to Benjamin Franklin Butler, August 11, 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-D200
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 08-Jun-1813
Speaker place of birth: Chester County, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 49
Document location: Sara Bayou, LA
Document date: 11-Aug-1862
Organizations discussed: Arkansas, Ship; Essex, Ship
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arkansas, Ship; Essex, Ship
Topics discussed - Other terms: Battles; Capsizing ships; Fleets; Military; Military maneuvers; Military orders; Military strategy; Navy ships; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D200-3525