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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Edwin McMasters Stanton, February 16, 1864
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-D629
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
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: 46
Document location: Fortress Monroe, VA
Document date: 16-Feb-1864
People discussed: Bailey, Frederick Augustus Washington; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Douglass, Frederick, 1817(?)-1895; Frederick Douglass; Jefferson Finis Davis
Locations discussed: North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Bailey, Frederick Augustus Washington; Benjamin Franklin Butler; Butler, Benjamin Franklin, 1818-1893; Davis, Jefferson Finis, 1808-1889; Douglass, Frederick, 1817(?)-1895; Frederick Douglass; Jefferson Finis Davis; North America; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Colonels; Exchange of prisoners; Intellectual life; Law; Legislators; Military; Newspaper stories; Politics; Prison escapes; Prisoners of war; State government
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1987-D629-3190