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Document Details


Title: Letter from Sarah Hildreth Butler to Benjamin Franklin Butler, July 31, 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=S1988-D1212
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Butler, Sarah Jones Hildreth, 1816-1876
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 17-Aug-1816
Speaker place of birth: Lowell, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Actor; Military wife; Politician's wife
Age at speaking: 48
Document location: Fortress Monroe, VA
Document date: 31-Jul-1864
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Mrs. Abraham; Mary Todd Lincoln; Todd, Mary; Ulysses S. Grant
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Historical events discussed: Battle of the Crater, VA, July 30, 1864; Siege of Petersburg, VA, June 18, 1864-April 2, 1865; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Battle of the Crater, VA, July 30, 1864; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Lincoln, Mrs. Abraham; Mary Todd Lincoln; Siege of Petersburg, VA, June 18, 1864-April 2, 1865; Todd, Mary; U.S. Civil War, 1861-1865; U.S. Department of the Treasury; Ulysses S. Grant
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; First lady; Generals; Gossip; Heads of state; Hospitality; Military; Military orders; Military war casualties; Political rivalries; Politics; Trenches; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1988-D1212-353