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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Abraham Lincoln, January 8, 1865
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-D0764
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
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: 47
Document location: Fortress Monroe, VA
Document date: 08-Jan-1865
Topics discussed - Other terms: Arrests; Economics; Intellectual life; Law; Newspaper stories; Personal finances; Politics; Property rights; Smuggling; Spies; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0764-3190