Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Gustavus Vasa Fox, February 20, 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-D646
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: 20-Feb-1864
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Topics discussed - ASP terms: U.S. Navy
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Agriculture; Chain of command; Economics; Freed slaves; Law; Military; Military deference; Military recruitment; Navy sailors; Politics; Searches and seizures; Southern sympathizers; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1987-D646-3190