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Document Details


Title: Letter from William Birney to Benjamin Franklin Butler, April 23, 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-D0883
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
Speaker: Birney, William, 1819-1907
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 28-May-1819
Speaker place of birth: Madison County, AL; Alabama; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Teacher
Age at speaking: 46
Document location: Pittsburgh, PA
Document date: 23-Apr-1865
People discussed: Edward Otho Cresap Ord; Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883; Read, Theodore, 1835-1865; Theodore Read
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Edward Otho Cresap Ord; Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 1818-1883; Read, Theodore, 1835-1865; Theodore Read
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Chain of command; Change of command; Change of duty station; Economics; Generals; Military; Military orders; Political rivalries; Politics
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0883-12601