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Document Details


Title: Letter from George Gordon Meade to Margaretta Sergeant Meade, August 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=S1992-D157
Original Language: English
Time span: 1864
Speaker: Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 31-Dec-1815
Speaker place of birth: Cadiz, Andalusia, Spain; Andalusia, Spain; Spain; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Engineer; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 49
Document location: Petersburg, VA
Document date: 03-Aug-1864
People discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Philip Henry Sheridan; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Ulysses S. Grant
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambrose Everett Burnside; Burnside, Ambrose Everett, 1824-1881; Grant, Hiram Ulysses; Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885; Philip Henry Sheridan; Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888; Ulysses S. Grant
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Change of command; Economics; Generals; Military; Political rivalries; Politics; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1992-D157-2097