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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Wilson Shaffer to Benjamin Franklin Butler, August 17, 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=S1989-D0124
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
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: 37
Document location: New York, NY
Document date: 17-Aug-1864
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Thurlow Weed; Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882
Organizations discussed: Democratic Convention : 1864 : Chicago, IL; Republican Convention, 1864 : Baltimore, MD
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Democratic Convention : 1864 : Chicago, IL; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; New York; New York, NY; North America; Republican Convention, 1864 : Baltimore, MD; Thurlow Weed; United States; Weed, Thurlow, 1797-1882
Topics discussed - Other terms: Election campaigns; Heads of state; Life Styles; National conventions; Political causes; Political life; Politics; Public opinion; Sociology
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0124-4285