People/Characters: Benjamin F. Butler

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Abraham Lincoln by George S. McGovernas Benjamin Butler
The Age of Jackson by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.
American Civil War by Winston S. Churchill
The Beleaguered City: The Vicksburg Campaign, December 1862-July 1863 (Modern Library) by Shelby Foote
Ben Butler: the South Called Him Beast! by Hans L. Trefousse
The Blockade: Runners and Raiders by William C. Davis
Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln by Jr. Edward Steers
The Bloody Shirt: Terror After Appomattox by Stephen Budiansky
The Civil War by Academic Industries
The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi by Earl J. Hess
A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends & Folklore by B. A. Botkin
Civil War Wives: The Lives and Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis, and Julia Dent Grant by Carol Berkinas Benjamin Butler
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Footeas Benjamin Butler
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 2: Fredericksburg to Meridian by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
The Coastal War: Chesapeake Bay to Rio Grande by Peter M. Chaitinas Benjamin Franklin Butler
Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan by Craig L. Symondsas Benjamin Butler
Confederate Goliath: The Battle of Fort Fisher by Rod Gragg
Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front by Steven A. Channing
Dark Union: The Secret Web of Profiteers, Politicians, and Booth Conspirators That Led to Lincoln's Death by Leonard F. Guttridgeas Benjamin Butler
Elizabeth Van Lew: Civil War Spy (Signature Lives: Civil War Era) by Heidi Schoof
Ellet's Brigade : the strangest outfit of all by Chester G. Hearn
Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander by Edward Porter Alexander
First Blood: Fort Sumter to Bull Run by William C. Davis
The Gilded Age (Eyewitness History Series) by Judith Freeman Clarkmentioned
Grant's Lieutenants: From Chattanooga to Appomattox by Steven E. Woodworth
Great Civil War Heroes and Their Battles by Walton Rawls
A History of the Supreme Court by Bernard Schwartz
House of Abraham: Lincoln and the Todds, A Family Divided by War by Stephen Berry
Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy by David O. Stewart
Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour by William C. Davis
John Hay: from poetry to politics by Tyler Dennett
The Killing Ground: Wilderness to Cold Harbor by Gregory Jaynesas Benjamin Butler
Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War by Elizabeth D. Leonard
Lincoln's War Cabinet by Burton Jesse Hendrick
Murdering Mr. Lincoln: A New Detection of the 19th Century's Most Famous Crime by Charles Highamas Major General Benjamin Franklin Butler
The Nation Reunited: War's Aftermath by Richard W. Murphy
Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865 by Margaret Leech
A River Unvexed: A History and Tour Guide to the Campaign for the Mississippi River (The Civil War Campaigns Series) by Jim Miles
The Robber Barons and the Sherman Antitrust Act: Reshaping American Business (Milestones in American History) by Tim McNeese
Sarah Morgan : the Civil War diary of a southern woman by Charles East
The Siege of Washington: The Untold Story of the Twelve Days That Shook the Union by John Lockwood
Spies, Scouts, and Raiders: Irregular Operations by William C. Davisas Ben Butler
Stephen A. Douglas by Robert W. Johannsen
Storm Over Carolina: The Confederate Navy's Struggle for Eastern North Carolina by R. Thomas Campbell
To the North Anna River by Gordon C. Rhea
Uncommon Valor: A Story of Race, Patriotism, and Glory in the Final Battles of the Civil War by Melvin Claxton
Vicksburg Is the Key: The Struggle for the Mississippi River by William L. SheaMajor General
We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends by David Herbert Donald
Why Was Lincoln Murdered? by Otto Eisenschimlas Benjamin Butler
With Malice Toward None by Stephen B. Oatesas Benjamin Butler

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  1. The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864 by Gordon C. Rhea (1994)
  2. Rebels Resurgent: Fredericksburg to Chancellorsville by William K. Goolrick (1985)
  3. Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam by Stephen W. Sears (1983)
  4. To the Gates of Richmond: The Peninsula Campaign by Stephen W. Sears (1992)
  5. Return to Bull Run: The Campaign and Battle of Second Manassas by John J. Hennessy (1993)
  6. Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era by James M. McPherson (1988)
  7. The Darkest Days of the War: The Battles of Iuka and Corinth by Peter Cozzens (1997)
  8. Grant Takes Command by Bruce Catton (1968)
  9. Chancellorsville by Stephen W. Sears (1996)
  10. This terrible sound: the battle of Chickamauga by Peter Cozzens (1992)
  11. Glory Road by Bruce Catton (1951)
  12. Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech that Made Abraham Lincoln President by Harold Holzer (2004)
  13. Lincoln and His Generals by T. Harry Williams (1952)
  14. The Gettysburg Campaign : A Study in Command by Edwin B. Coddington (1968)
  15. Army of the heartland : The Army of Tennessee, 1861-1862 by Thomas Lawrence Connelly (1967)

Character description

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and later served as the 33rd Governor of Massachusetts.During the American Civil War, he served as a major general in the Union Army. His administration of occupied New Orleans, his policies regarding slaves as contraband, his ineffectual leadership in the Bermuda Hundred Campaign, and the fiasco of Fort Fisher rank him as one of the most controversial political generals of the war.

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