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Document Details


Title: Letter from John Wilson Shaffer to Benjamin Franklin Butler, May 14, 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-D0898
Original Language: English
Time span: 1865
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: 38
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 14-May-1865
People discussed: Andrew Johnson; Blair, Francis Preston, 1821-1875; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Francis Preston Blair; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; William Tecumseh Sherman
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Andrew Johnson; Blair, Francis Preston, 1821-1875; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Francis Preston Blair; Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875; Henry Wager Halleck; Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875; Sherman, William Tecumseh, 1820-1891; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869; William Tecumseh Sherman
Topics discussed - Other terms: Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Gossip; Heads of state; Military; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets; Rumors
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1989-D0898-4285