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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Abraham Lincoln, February 23, 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-D659
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: 23-Feb-1864
People discussed: Francis Harrison Pierpoint; Pierpoint, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899
Organizations discussed: City Gas Light Company, Norfolk, VA
Locations discussed: Norfolk, VA; North America; Portsmouth, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - ASP terms: City Gas Light Company, Norfolk, VA; Francis Harrison Pierpoint; Norfolk, VA; North America; Pierpoint, Francis Harrison, 1814-1899; Portsmouth, VA; United States; Virginia
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Banking; Chain of command; Communities; Economics; Finance; Government aid; Government contractors; Governors; Law; Legal system; Military; Military events; Military justice; Military passes; Military recruitment; Municipal government; Political corruption; Political favors; Political rivalries; Politics; Seaports; State government; Taxation; Towns; Trade
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1987-D659-3190