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         Among them.   Wyndham.   Alf Waud.

   Major General
S. P. Heintzelman.

Major M. H. Beaumont.

[Gunn s diary continued]
got orders to
go off on a
beyond Occo-
quan and up-
wards to Bull
Run, (which 
he invited
me to join.
But Heintzel-
man s divi-
sion has been

       Sam Wilkeson
Washington Editor of the
         N.Y. Tribune.

[Gunn s diary continued]
embarking du-
ring the past two
days and I have
to trust to the
General for trans-
portation.  So I
decline.    At the
Colonel s tent I 
find Alf Waud
who talks of his
recent visit to
Manassas and
Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nineteen: page fifty-seven
Description:Includes photographs of General Heintzelman, Major Beaumont, and Samuel Wilkeson.
Subject:Beaumont, M.H.; Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Heintzelman, Samuel Peter; Military; New Jersey Cavalry Regiment, 1st; New York tribune.; Waud, Alfred; Wilkeson, Samuel; Wyndham, Percy
Coverage (City/State):[Alexandria, Virginia]
Scan Date:2010-06-14


Title:Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries, Volume Nineteen
Description:Includes Gunn's descriptions of his experiences as a war correspondent for ""The New York Tribune"" in Virginia while traveling with the Army of the Potomac during the Peninsular Campaign; the Siege of Yorktown; the Battle of Williamsburg; his departure from Alexandria on the steamer Kent; the ruins of Hampton, Virginia, after it was burnt by John B. Magruder; touring the gunboat Monitor; the death of Fitz James O'Brien from a gunshot wound; Jim Parton's temporary separation from Fanny Fern; and seeing Robert E. Lee's house in Virginia.
Subject:Civil War; Gunn, Thomas Butler; Journalism; Marches (U.S. Army); Marriage; Medical care (U.S. Army); Military; Military camp life; Peninsular Campaign (Va.); Prisoners of war (Confederate); Siege of Yorktown (Va.); Slavery; Slaves; Travel; Women
Coverage (City/State):New York, New York; Washington, District of Columbia; Alexandria, Virginia; Hampton, Virginia; Yorktown, Virginia; Williamsburg, Virginia
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.