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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler, February 28, 1863
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=S1987-D019
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
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: 45
Document date: 28-Feb-1863
People discussed: Banks, Nathaniel Prentice; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Nathaniel Prentiss Banks
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of the Gulf
Locations discussed: Louisiana; Mississippi; North America; Port Hudson, LA; United States; Vicksburg, MS
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Banks, Nathaniel Prentice; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Louisiana; Mississippi; Nathaniel Prentiss Banks; North America; Port Hudson, LA; U.S. Department of the Gulf; United States; Vicksburg, MS
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Chain of command; Change of command; Economics; Equality; Generals; Interethnic relations; Military; Military morale; Military reinforcements; Military strategy; Political appointments; Politics; Racism; Sociology; Writing formats; Writing from home
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1987-D019-3190