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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Wilson Shaffer to Benjamin Franklin Butler, September 2, 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-D115
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: New York, NY
Document date: 02-Sep-1863
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Forney, John Wein, 1817-1881; John Wein Forney; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Forney, John Wein, 1817-1881; John Wein Forney; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Amnesty; Correspondence; Entertainment and recreation; Gossip; Intellectual life; Politics; Rumors
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1987-D115-4285