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Document Details


Title: Letter from Donald MacNeill Fairfax to Benjamin Franklin Butler, September 18, 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-D202
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Fairfax, Donald MacNeill, 1822(?)-1894
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 10-Aug-1822-?
Speaker place of birth: Virginia; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Age at speaking: 40
Document location: Mobile, AL
Document date: 18-Sep-1862
People discussed: David Dixon Porter; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897
Organizations discussed: Arkansas, Ship; Essex, Ship
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arkansas, Ship; David Dixon Porter; Essex, Ship; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admirals; Chain of command; Economics; Lieutenants; Military; Military maneuvers; Navy ships; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D202-3642