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Document Details


Title: Letter from Sarah Hildreth Butler to Benjamin Franklin Butler, September 28, 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-D374
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: 28-Sep-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; George Brinton McClellan; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; Salmon Portland Chase; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; William Henry Seward
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US; Republican Party, US
Historical events discussed: Battle of Antietam, MD, September 17, 1862; Emancipation Proclamation, U.S., September 22, 1862; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Locations discussed: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Battle of Antietam, MD, September 17, 1862; Boston, MA; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; Democratic Party, US; Emancipation Proclamation, U.S., September 22, 1862; George Brinton McClellan; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Massachusetts; McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885; North America; Republican Party, US; Salmon Portland Chase; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; United States; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agriculture; Aquariums; Chain of command; Change of command; Correspondence; Economics; Election campaigns; Entertainment and recreation; Environment; Freed slaves; Generals; Gossip; Intellectual life; Military; Military strategy; Political rivalries; Politics; Rumors; Sight-seeing
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D374-353