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Document Details


Title: Letter from Gustavus Vasa Fox to David Dixon Porter, November 8, 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-D061
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: 08-Nov-1862
People discussed: Alfred Washington Ellet; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Ellet, Alfred Washington, 1820-1895; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Alfred Washington Ellet; Edwin McMasters Stanton; Ellet, Alfred Washington, 1820-1895; Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Generals; Military; Military deference; Military orders; Political rivalries; Politics; Presidential cabinets
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S1998-D061-3494