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Document Details


Title: Letter from Gustavus Vasa Fox to David Dixon Porter, May 17, 1862
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=S1998-D040
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Fox, Gustavus Vasa, 1821-1883
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 13-Jun-1821
Speaker place of birth: Saugus, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Government appointee; Military personnel
Age at speaking: 41
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 17-May-1862
People discussed: David Glasgow Farragut; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870
Locations discussed: Alabama; Mississippi River; Mobile, AL; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alabama; David Glasgow Farragut; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870; Mississippi River; Mobile, AL; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Military; Military orders; Military strategy
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1998-D040-3494