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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Godfrey Weitzel, November 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-D474
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 05-Nov-1818
Speaker place of birth: Deerfield, NH; New Hampshire; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Military personnel; U.S. Representative
Age at speaking: 44
Document location: New Orleans, LA
Document date: 06-Nov-1862
Locations discussed: Bayou Teche, LA; Louisiana; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Bayou Teche, LA; Louisiana; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Chain of command; Civilians; Economics; Military; Military discipline; Military maneuvers; Military occupations; Military orders; Military strategy; Racism; Railroads; Slave revolts; Sociology; Supply lines; Transportation; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1986-D474-3190