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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Edwin McMasters Stanton, October 3, 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-D0358
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: New Market Heights, VA
Document date: 03-Oct-1864
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Topics discussed - ASP terms: U.S. Navy
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Exchange of prisoners; Law; Military; Military heroism; Navy sailors; Post-battle writings; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0358-3190