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Document Details


Title: Letter from Benjamin Franklin Butler to Godfrey Weitzel, January 30, 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-D0808
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: Lowell, MA
Document date: 30-Jan-1865
People discussed: David Dixon Porter; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897
Topics discussed - ASP terms: David Dixon Porter; Porter, David Dixon, 1813-1897
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admirals; Battles; Chain of command; Congressional committees; Economics; Military; Military defeats; Military strategy; Politics
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0808-3190