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Document Details


Title: Letter from Henry Wager Halleck to George Brinton McClellan, August 7, 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=S7502-D282
Original Language: English
Time span: 1862
Speaker: Halleck, Henry Wager, 1815-1875
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 16-Jan-1815
Speaker place of birth: Westernville, NY; New York; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Military personnel; Politician
Age at speaking: 47
Document location: District of Columbia
Document date: 07-Aug-1862
People discussed: Abraham Lincoln; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; John Pope; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Pope, John, 1822-1892; Salmon Portland Chase
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abraham Lincoln; Chase, Salmon Portland, 1808-1873; John Pope; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Pope, John, 1822-1892; Salmon Portland Chase
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chain of command; Economics; Military; Military engineering; Military officers; Military reinforcements; Military strategy; Writing formats; Writing from field
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S7502-D282-3214