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	  Charleston News.
pretty representative of his native state had to
passionately  secede  from the rest of the band,
he applauded and handed or threw her a bouquet,  
when a jolly row occurred in consequence, which
Pancknin and his friends, occupying a private
box, braved with all the pluck in the world.
Woodward has returned from Florida, not
much better in health.     Heiss is in Brooklyn.
Lindsay s  sister  proves to have been his mis-
tress; she was recognized as the wife of one
of the workman at his Newhaven Arms  fac-
tory, by a fellow employee, at Charleston.   This
Waud learnt from Mrs. Woodward.     (I had
my suspicions at Charleston, and afterwards, but
thought they might be unjust; so I didn t chro-
nicle them.)           After the appearance of the
picture of the Charleston Hotel hall, in the  Lon-
don News,  Waud was questioned a good deal
about the possibility of my having sent it; but 
my letter to the  Courier  made it more than all
right and renewed my popularity.      I might 
go thither tomorrow, and every body would be glad to
see me.      Will ahd been up to the  Illustrated
N.Y. News  office and seen Sol Eytinge, who
talked about Will s enlistment, advising him
to be careful &c., saying that it was a good
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Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen: page two hundred and forty-one
Description:Relates Will Waud's tale of the time he spent in the South.
Date:1861-06-12
Subject:Charleston courier.; Civil War; Eytinge, Solomon; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Heiss; Illustrated London news.; New York illustrated news; Lindsay; Pancknin; Theater; Waud, William; Woodward (Charleston); Woodward, Mrs. (Charleston)
Coverage (City/State):[New York, New York]; Charleston, [South Carolina]
Scan Date:2010-06-08

 

Volume
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Sixteen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of the scene in New York at the commencement of the Civil War, boarding house living, visits to the Edwards family, Mort Thomson's engagement to Fanny Fern's daughter Grace Eldredge, Frank Cahill's return to New York from London, Frank Bellew's dissatisfaction with living in England, Thomas Nast's engagement to Sally Edwards, the scene in New York during the departure of the 7th New York Regiment for Washington, attending the wedding of Olive Waite and Hamilton Bragg, a visit with Frank Cahill to the camp of the 1st Regiment of New York Volunteers and the 2nd Regiment of New York State Militia on Staten Island, the death of Charles Welden, and his reporting work.
Subject:Boardinghouses; Bohemians; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marriage; Military; Publishers and publishing; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York
Note:Thomas Butler Gunn was born February 15, 1826, in Banbury, England, and came to New York in 1849. During the Civil War he worked as a correspondent for the New York Tribune and the New York Evening Post. He returned to England in 1863, and died in Birmingham in April 1903. The collection includes twenty-one volumes of his diaries, including newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, sketches, and various other items inserted by Gunn. Diary entries date from July 7, 1849, to April 7, 1863, and include his experiences with the New York publishing and literary world, his descriptions of boarding houses, his travels throughout the United States, and his experiences traveling with the Federal army as a Civil War correspondent.
Publisher:Missouri History Museum
Rights:Copyright 2010 Missouri History Museum.
Source:Page images, transcriptions, and metadata of the Thomas Butler Gunn diaries have been provided by the Missouri History Museum.