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Document Details


Title: Letter from Edwin McMasters Stanton to John Murray Forbes, August 11, 1863
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=S6927-D029
Original Language: English
Time span: 1863
Speaker: Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 19-Dec-1814
Speaker place of birth: Steubenville, OH; Ohio; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government appointee; Government employee; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 49
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 11-Aug-1863
Topics discussed - Other terms: African-American soldiers; Agriculture; Government policies; Military; Military recruitment; Politics; Slaveholders
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S6927-D029-3202