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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Wilson Shaffer to Benjamin Franklin Butler, May 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-D071
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
Speaker: Shaffer, John Wilson, 1827-1870
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 05-Jul-1827
Speaker place of birth: Lewisburg, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; State governor
Age at speaking: 36
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 28-May-1863
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; William Henry Seward
Topics discussed - Other terms: Heads of state; Military districts; Political appointments; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1987-D071-4285